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The Second International Conference on
Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing for Engineering
Ajaccio, Corsica, France
12-15 April 2011
Special Session PARENG2011-S06:
Desktop Grid Systems
organised by Prof. P. Kacsuk
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
Aims and Scope
Scope of the special session includes any subjects related to desktop grid (DG) systems. For example:
  • volunteer DG systems
  • institutional DG systems
  • application porting for DG systems
  • incorporation of DG systems with Grid infrastructures
  • DG programming environments and models
  • modeling, simulation, and emulation of large-scale, volatile environments
  • resource management and scheduling
  • resource measurement and characterization
  • DG applications
  • data management (strategies, protocols, storage)
  • security of DG systems (reputation systems, result verification)
  • peer-to-peer (P2P) algorithms or systems applied to DGs

Please note that papers that are found to fall outside the scope of this session may be considered for other sessions.

To submit abstracts for this special session, please email the organisers directly at (kacsuk AT or alternatively submit your abstract directly to the Conference Editor using the abstract submission portal. If you use the portal, please do not forget to mention that your abstract is part of special session PARENG2011-S06.

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