Using XMPP for ad-hoc grid computing - an application example using parallel ant colony optimisation

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Title Using XMPP for ad-hoc grid computing - an application example using parallel ant colony optimisation
Author Weis, Gerhard; Lewis, Andrew
Publication Title Conference Proceedings: IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing
Editor Yuanyuan Yang
Year Published 2009
Publisher IEEE Computer Society
Abstract XMPP (XML Messaging and Presence Protocol), also known as Jabber, is a popular instant messaging protocol that uses XML streams for communication. Due to it's high extensibility, XMPP is very easy to adapt to other uses than instant messaging. Furthermore, announcing of presence state makes it ideal for highly volatile environments. This paper outlines the use of XMPP for a grid-like computation environment. The biggest advantage of this setup was that available computing resources, such as laboratory computers, could be connected easily and used similarly to a grid. The application example described in this paper uses Ant Colony System (ACS) optimisation and the NEC-tool to optimise RFID antennas, involving computing the efficiency and resonant frequency of a large number of different antenna structures.
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ISBN 1530-2075
Conference name The 23rd IEEE/ACM International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium
Location Rome, Italy
Date From 2009-05-25
Date To 2009-05-29
Date Accessioned 2009-09-21
Language en_AU
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Distributed and Grid Systems; Optimisation
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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