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    • A distributed auctioneer for resource allocation in decentralized systems 

      Khan, Muhammad Amin; Vilaça, Xavier; Rodrigues, Luís; Freitag, Fèlix (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In decentralized systems, nodes often need to coordinate to access shared resources in a fair manner. One approach to perform such arbitration is to rely on auction mechanisms. Although there is an extensive literature ...
    • A look at energy efficient system opportunities with community network clouds 

      Freitag, Fèlix; Sharifi, Leila; Khan, Muhammad Amin; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Baig, Roger; Escrich, Pau; Veiga, Luis (CEUR-WS.org, 2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Community networking is an emerging model of a shared communication infrastructure in which communities of citizens build and own open networks. Community networks offer successfully IP-based networking to the user. In ...
    • Cloud services in the Guifi.net community network 

      Selimi, Mennan; Khan, Muhammad Amin; Dimogerontakis, Emmanouil; Freitag, Fèlix; Pueyo, Roger (2015-02-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      Internet and communication technologies have lowered the costs to collaborate for communities, leading to new services like user-generated content and social computing and, through collaboration, collectively built ...
    • Cloud-based extension for Community-Lab 

      Selimi, Mennan; Florit López, Jorge Luis; Vega d'Aurelio, Davide; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; López Berga, Ester; Khan, Muhammad Amin; Neumann, Axel; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Baig Viñas, Roger; Escrich, Pau; Moll, Agusti; Pueyo, Roguer; Vilalta, Ivan; Aymerich, Marc; Lamora, Santiago (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
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      Community-Lab is an open, distributed infrastructure for researchers to carry out experiments within wireless community networks. Community networks are an emergent model of infrastructures built with off-the-shelf ...
    • Exploring the role of macroeconomic mechanisms in voluntary resource provisioning in community network clouds 

      Khan, Muhammad Amin; Freitag, Fèlix (Springer, 2014)
      Conference report
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      Internet and communication technologies have lowered the costs of enabling individuals and communities to collaborate together. This collaboration has provided new services like user-generated content and social computing, ...
    • Incentive-based resource assignment and regulation for collaborative cloud services in community networks 

      Khan, Muhammad Amin; Buyuksahin, Umit C.; Freitag, Fèlix (2015-12-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Community networks are a successful example of a collective where communities operate ICT infrastructure based on the principle of reciprocal sharing of network bandwidth. Cloud computing, common in today's Internet, has ...
    • Prototyping incentive-based resource assignment for clouds in community networks 

      Khan, Muhammad Amin; Buyuksahin, Umit C.; Freitag, Fèlix (2014)
      Conference report
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      Wireless community networks are a successful example of a collective where communities operate ICT infrastructure and provide IP connectivity based on the principle of reciprocal resource sharing of network bandwidth. This ...
    • Support service for reciprocal computational resource sharing in wireless community networks 

      Buyuksahin, Umit C.; Khan, Muhammad Amin; Freitag, Fèlix (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
      Conference report
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      In community networks, individuals and local organizations from a geographic area team up to create and run a community-owned IP network to satisfy the community's demand for ICT, such as facilitating Internet access and ...
    • Supporting cloud deployment in the Guifi.net community network 

      Jiménez, Javi; Baig, Roger; Escrich, Pau; Khan, Muhammad Amin; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Pietrosemoli, Ermanno; Zennaro, Marco; Payberah, Amir H.; Vlassov, Vladimir (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      Community networking is an emerging model of a shared communication infrastructure in which communities of citizens build and own open networks. Community networks offer successfully IP-based networking to the user. Cloud ...
    • Towards distributed architecture for collaborative cloud services in community networks 

      Khan, Muhammad Amin; Selimi, Mennan; Freitag, Fèlix (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Internet and communication technologies have lowered the costs for communities to collaborate, leading to new services like user-generated content and social computing, and through collaboration, collectively built ...
    • Towards incentive-based resource assignment and regulation in clouds for community networks 

      Khan, Muhammad Amin; Buyuksahin, Umit C.; Freitag, Fèlix (Springer, 2013)
      Conference report
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      Community networks are built with off-the-shelf communication equipment aiming to satisfy a community's demand for Internet access and services. These networks are a real world example of a collective that shares ICT ...
    • Towards incentive-compatible pricing for bandwidth reservation in community network clouds 

      Khan, Muhammad Amin; Vilaça, Xavier; Rodrigues, Luís; Freitag, Fèlix (Springer, 2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Community network clouds provide for applications of local interest deployed within community networks through collaborative efforts to provision cloud infrastructures. They complement the traditional large-scale public ...