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Title: An improved mechanism for controlling portable computers in limited coverage areas
Authors: Sanchez, D 
Macias, EM 
Suarez, A 
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: 0302-9743
Journal: Lecture Notes in Computer Science 
Conference: 12th European Parallel-Virtual-Machine-and-Message-Passing-Interface-Users-Group Meeting (PVM/MPI) 
Abstract: A network formed by desktop and portable computers is a useful environment for doing parallel computing. In this infrastructure we implement Master/Slave parallel distributed programs which exhibit strict data dependencies among iterations and parallel calculations inside an iteration. In a previous work, we developed a load balancing strategy that uses performance information of slave computers supplied by a framework based on Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). This strategy considers the received beacon strength in the portable computers for executing this kind of applications efficiently. However, when a portable computer is located in a limited coverage area, our framework considers' that this resource is unavailable, and therefore it can't be used for parallel computing. In this paper we present a mechanism based on the extension of our SNMP framework that allows us to use the computers while there is a wireless network connection.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/52880
ISBN: 3-540-29009-5
ISSN: 0302-9743
Source: Recent Advances In Parallel Virtual Machine And Message Passing Interface, Proceedings[ISSN 0302-9743],v. 3666, p. 467-474
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