20. Game-Theoretic Scheduling of Grid Computations

  1. Rajkumar Buyya PhD2,3 and
  2. Kris Bubendorfer PhD4
  1. Yu-Kwong Kwok

Published Online: 17 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470455432.ch20

Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing

Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing

How to Cite

Kwok, Y.-K. (2009) Game-Theoretic Scheduling of Grid Computations, in Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing (eds R. Buyya and K. Bubendorfer), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470455432.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The University of Melbourne and Manjrasoft Pty Ltd, Australia

  2. 3

    Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia

  3. 4

    School of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn Parade, Wellington, New Zealand

Author Information

  1. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 2009

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Albert Y. Zomaya

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470287682

Online ISBN: 9780470455432



  • game-theoretic scheduling of grid computations;
  • game-theoretic job allocation in Grids;
  • Grid computing - pooling autonomous processing resources for large problems


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Game-Theoretic Job Allocation in Grids

  • Visionary Thoughts for Practitioners

  • Future Research Directions

  • Conclusions

  • References