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Agent-based negotiation for shared QoS control in distributed cloud services

Kaliappa Ravindran, Waldin Stone, Arun Adiththan
2015 2015 IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM)  
The trial actions allow searching, alternations, and improvements on the system QoS space, towards a larger goal of optimal QoS control.  ...  The paper suggests the use of trial actions by an agent to learn about the system behavior and the opponent agent goals, as part of an effective negotiation strategy.  ...  QoS jitter (# of search steps: k) a) content access latency L(R) b) content access overhead O(R) c) content availability T(R) d) . . . I. Message delay distribution prob(D) II.  ... 
doi:10.1109/inm.2015.7140388 dblp:conf/im/RavindranSA15 fatcat:3vulj3g5m5ai7lu47ul6w6id6u

Why and how informatics and applied computing can still create structural changes and competitive advantage

Sarandis Mitropoulos, Christos Douligeris
2021 Applied Computing and Informatics  
solutions that are implemented with elasticity, interoperability, distribution, and service-orientation. 4. keep a strategic direction towards the creation of an exceptional organization based on IT.Originality  ...  What is the business value created by IT along with the corresponding limitations and trade-offs? 3. How could a successful IT Strategy be build up? 4. How could an effective?  ...  , adapts existing solutions, and achieves lower operating costs, while it improves the internal business processes.  ... 
doi:10.1108/aci-06-2021-0149 fatcat:gv5ksbsgn5h7hkcai3nvv2dtuu

Factors Influencing the Adaptation Decisions to Impacts of Climate Change among the Maasai Pastoral Community in Narok County, Kenya

Janet C. Korir, Evans Ngenoh
2019 Agricultural Sciences  
to credit, access to water, and access to climate related information) were important in enhancing the adoption of the adaptation strategies to impacts of climate change.  ...  strategies to impacts of climate change.  ...  focused all their resources and energy towards improving their livelihood which was their only source of income [32] [34] [14] .  ... 
doi:10.4236/as.2019.105054 fatcat:wh36siphz5bs5pinimakoxbosq

Exploiting user delay-tolerance to save energy in cellular network: An analytical approach

Samantha Gamboa, Alexander Pelov, Patrick Maille, Nicolas Montavont
2014 2014 IEEE 25th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communication (PIMRC)  
The results show up to 13 percentage points of performance improvement regarding the traditional NR strategies for a maximal delay of 50s.  ...  The network reconfiguration (NR) techniques are key strategies to reduce the energy consumption in cellular networks.  ...  Recently, a large number of studies (including efforts from industry and academia) have been proposed toward this idea of resource adaptation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pimrc.2014.7136392 dblp:conf/pimrc/GamboaPMM14 fatcat:ojnt2olvqfexhfucqywyayysjq

IEEE Access Special Section Editorial: Communication and Fog/Edge Computing Toward Intelligent Connected Vehicles (ICVS)

Lei Shu, Junhui Zhao, Yi Gong, Changqing Luo, Tim Gordon
2021 IEEE Access  
This Special Section in IEEE Access focuses on innovative technologies and solutions enabled communication and edge computing toward ICVs.  ...  These kinds of applications typically require significant computing power to perform computation-intensive and latency-sensitive tasks generated by the vehicle sensors for low-latency response.  ...  The article by Yang et al., ''Toward efficient NDN framework for connected vehicle applications,'' proposes a NDN-based CV application framework and a distributed adaptive caching strategy.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3071260 doaj:3c15b73f232c41a199e81c178ee3a34d fatcat:c5xvpfeh3zf5fgyzkpzmdkw3jy

Fit for Diversity: A Staff-Driven Organizational Development Process Based on the Organizational Health Literacy Responsiveness Framework

Anna Aaby, Sanne Palner, Helle Terkildsen Maindal
2020 HLRP Health Literacy Research and Practice  
Organizational health literacy responsiveness is defined as the way health information and resources are made available and accessible to people.  ...  The Org-HLR investigates organizational health literacy responsiveness within six domains: (1) leadership and culture; (2) systems, processes, and policies; (3) access to services and programs; (4) community  ...  However, the allocation of financial resources is largely defined by national program guidelines, and the commitment appears more as a managerial declaration of intent than a supported strategy.  ... 
doi:10.3928/24748307-20200129-01 pmid:32160306 pmcid:PMC7065834 fatcat:2hucogssivee5gmrwggccsdlxe

Towards measurable resilience: A novel framework tool for the assessment of resilience levels in slums

Simon Woolf, John Twigg, Priti Parikh, Anna Karaoglou, Tarek Cheaib
2016 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
Community has no say in use and distribution of natural assets. Equality of access to natural resources.  ...  Community has no say in use and distribution of natural assets. Equality of access to natural resources.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.08.003 fatcat:jgeviq7z65bcdcuqkicdwwdpwu

What are the drivers of cocoa farmers' choice of climate change adaptation strategies in Ghana?

Elisha Kwaku Denkyirah, Elvis Dartey Okoffo, Derick Taylor Adu, Ohene Asa Bosompem, Fatih Yildiz
2017 Cogent Food & Agriculture  
The adaptation strategies use by cocoa farmers in the study area includes planting of improved varieties of cocoa, increasing pesticide and fertilizer application, crop diversification, diversification  ...  cocoa farmers' choice of adaptation strategies.  ...  Crop diversification as an adaptation strategy is governed by marital status, access to extension service and access to credit.  ... 
doi:10.1080/23311932.2017.1334296 fatcat:b2ycnpapvzh7hnpghdyjqnmpsm

Radio Resource Allocation and Mobility Accessment of 5G Wireless Network Using Adaptive Q-LEACH Routing Protocol [chapter]

Premi.A, Rajakumar.S
2021 Advances in Parallel Computing  
Wireless system based 5G another research area aimed at supply distribution and 5G access links is network.  ...  On the basis the standard of a service provider's utility benefit then customer gratification, various allocation strategies are suggested.  ...  The 5G wireless network is usercentric, necessitating efficient resource distribution to meet Quality of Service requirements (QoS).  ... 
doi:10.3233/apc210086 fatcat:iwojhja46zc75f2w3wjyw52d2q

Resource Management Strategies for the Mobile Web

Claudia Canali, Michele Colajanni, Riccardo Lancellotti
2009 Journal on spesial topics in mobile networks and applications  
The success of the Mobile Web is driven by the combination of novel Web-based services with the diffusion of advanced mobile devices that require personalization, location-awareness and content adaptation  ...  They aim to address computational requirements through a pre-adaptation of the most popular resources even in the presence of irregular access patterns and short resource lifespan that will characterize  ...  The resource popularity is denoted by the α parameter of the Zipf distribution.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11036-009-0186-1 fatcat:uoi4wwsxbjamppe6jtmibyiceu

Information Technology Resources Virtualization for Sustainable Development

Malgorzata Pankowska
2011 International Journal of Applied Logistics  
In public clouds services provider is the owner and manager, services are accessible by subscription, and driven by standardization.  ...  According to Chandler the environment specifies the strategy and the organization has to adapt accordingly by adjusting the structure.  ...  The components provide access to Software as a Service (SaaS), Web 2.0 and other common Internet-related services.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jal.2011040103 fatcat:qo2jlbp4hfabfnozv2bo5xndme

Building a Framework to Understand the Energy Needs of Adaptation

Marinella Davide, Enrica De Cian, Alexis Bernigaud
2019 Sustainability  
Adaptation is a critical option to cope with climate change, as it alleviates the residual climate damages not avoided by emission reduction measures.  ...  The analysis of the policy options related to vulnerability reduction in the Nationally Determined Contributions reveals a set of recurring adaptation strategies strongly associated with energy use.  ...  in water charging and trade); (iii) improved water resource management and efficiency in industry and distribution [44, 45] [31, 36, 51] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11154085 fatcat:wjhn24beujeqtfwszdbiuiypeq

The Implementation and Evaluation of Health Promotion Services and Programs to Improve Cultural Competency: A Systematic Scoping Review

Crystal Sky Jongen, Janya McCalman, Roxanne Gwendalyn Bainbridge
2017 Frontiers in Public Health  
Discussion: Examined together, these intervention strategies and outcomes provide a framework that can be used by service providers and researchers in the implementation and evaluation of health promotion  ...  services and programs to improve cultural competency.  ...  FUNDiNg This project was funded by Central Queensland University Research Support Funds.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2017.00024 pmid:28289677 pmcid:PMC5327788 fatcat:6hsud3jknvb2nmv6bqfhg62t74

How organisation theory may help us understand integrated care

Axel Kaehne
2019 Journal of Integrated Care  
Resource dependency theory reminds us that policy is first and foremost the injection of uncertainty into a system by changing the power distribution between organisations.  ...  A central theme in this re-organisation is the (re-)defining of boundaries, including or excluding others from access to resources.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jica-02-2019-066 fatcat:ubidydec6ng6tjacutdfwesdwq

Service Systems Engineering Applications

Amit J. Lopes, Ricardo Pineda
2013 Procedia Computer Science  
Finally, future work required for improving current SSE methodologies and help steer research towards achieving global service effectiveness is discussed.  ...  , adapt or selfadapt to co-create value.  ...  The real-time coordination between enablers and dispatchers to implement adaptive service strategies is enabled by advances in logistical and decision-making tools.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2013.01.071 fatcat:wp4t6dh63vhx3jualqsvjgn5fa
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