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A simulator for social exchanges and collaborations — Architecture and case study

Haas, Christian, Caton, Simon, Trumpp, Daniel and Weinhardt, Christof (2012) A simulator for social exchanges and collaborations — Architecture and case study. In: IEEE 8th International Conference on E-Science (e-Science), 2012. IEEE, pp. 1-8. ISBN 9781467344678

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Abstract

Social collaboration scenarios, such as sharing resources between friends, are becoming increasingly prevalent in recent years. An example of this new paradigm is Social Cloud Computing, which aims at leveraging existing digital relationships within social networks for the exchange of resources among users and user communities. Due to their complexity, such platforms and systems have to be carefully designed and engineered to suit their purpose. In this paper, we propose a general-purpose simulation tool to help in the design and analysis of Social Collaboration Platforms, and discuss potential use cases and the architecture of the simulator. To show the usefulness of the simulator, we present a simple use case in which we study the effects of an incentive scheme on the system and its user community.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Cloud computing
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4150 Computer Network Resources > The Internet > World Wide Web > Websites > Online social networks
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > Telecommunications > The Internet > World Wide Web > Websites > Online social networks
Divisions: School of Computing > Staff Research and Publications
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Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2016 12:56
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2016 12:56
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/2164

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