A synergistic reputation-policy based trust model for Grid resource selection

Zetuny, Y. 2011. A synergistic reputation-policy based trust model for Grid resource selection. PhD thesis University of Westminster School of Electronics and Computer Science

TitleA synergistic reputation-policy based trust model for Grid resource selection
TypePhD thesis
AuthorsZetuny, Y.
Abstract

In the context of Grid computing, reputation-based trust management

systems are playing an increasingly important role for supporting

coordinated resource sharing and ensuring provision of quality of service.

However, the existing Grid reputation-based trust management systems

are considered limited as they are bounded to esoteric reputation-based

trust models encompassing predefined metrics for calculating and selecting

trusted computing resources and as a result, they prevent external

involvement in the trust and reputation evaluation processes.

This thesis suggests an alternative approach for reputation modelling

founded on its core argument proclaiming that reputation is a subjective

matter as well as context dependent. Consequently, it offers a synergistic

reputation-policy based trust model for Grid resource selection. This

exoteric trust model introduces a novel paradigm for evaluating Grid resources,

in which Grid client applications (e.g. monitoring toolkits and

resource brokers) are endeavoured to carry out an active participation in

the trust and reputation evaluation processes. This is achieved by augmenting

the standard reputation queries with a set of reputation-policy

assertions constituting as complete trust metrics supplied into the reputation

algorithm. Consecutively, the Grid Reputation-Policy Trust management

system (GREPTrust) provides a concrete implementation for

the trust model and it’s underlying artifacts whilst the GREPTrust testbed

provides an adequate infrastructure for comparing the reputationpolicy

trust model with a production available esoteric model (GridPP).

Based on a computational finance case study, an internal workflow

simulation utilises the GREPTrust testbed in order to empirically assess

the criteria by which the synergistic reputation-policy based trust model

outperforms esoteric trust models regarding resource selection and

consequently provides substantive evidence that the reputation-policy

paradigm is a welcome addition to the Grid computing community.

Year2011
FileYonatan_ZETUNY.pdf
Publication dates
Completed2011

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