A QoS-Enabled Double Auction Protocol for the Service Grid

Zhan GAO  Siwei LUO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E93-D   No.5   pp.1297-1300
Publication Date: 2010/05/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E93.D.1297
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Computer System
Keyword: 
resource allocation,  QoS,  double auction,  service grid,  

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Summary: 
Traditional double auction protocols only concern the price information of participants without considering their QoS requirements, which makes them unsuitable for the service grid. In this paper we first introduce QoS information into double auction to present the QoS-enabled Double Auction Protocol (QDAP). QDAP tries to assign the asks which have the least candidate bids firstly to make more participants trade and provides QoS guarantee at the same time. Simulation experiments have been performed to compare QDAP with two traditional double auction protocols and the result shows that QDAP is more suitable for the service grid.