Journal article


Rajiv Ranjan, Aaron Harwood, Rajkumar Buyya

IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials | IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC | Published : 2008


Funding Acknowledgements

First, we should like to acknowledge the authors of the papers whose work has been surveyed and utilized in developing the taxonomy in this article. We thank our group members at the University of Melbourne - Marcos Assuncao, Al-Mukaddim Khan Pathan, Xingchen Chu and Md Mustafizur Rahman - for their comments. We should also like to thank Adriana Iamnitchi (assistant professor, computer science and engineering, University of South Florida), Jon Crowcroft (professor of communications systems in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge), David Spence (CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, e-Science Center, Oxford), and Manish Parashar (professor of electrical and computer engineering, Rutgers University) for their valuable feedback on the initial version of the article. Special thanks to Dr. Tejal Shah, Krishna Nandiminti, and Hussein Gibbins for proofreading the article. Both Krishna and Hussein work as research programmers in the GRIDS Laboratory, University of Melbourne. We are also grateful to the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST), Australian Government, and the University of Melbourne for funding the Ph.D. candidature of Rajiv Ranjan. This work is also supported through an Australian Research Council discovery project grant. We would also like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments that have helped us in improving the quality of our presentation substantially.