Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services

11th International Conference, GECON 2014, Cardiff, UK, September 16-18, 2014. Revised Selected Papers.

  • Jörn Altmann
  • Kurt Vanmechelen
  • Omer F. Rana
Conference proceedings GECON 2014

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8914)

Also part of the Computer Communication Networks and Telecommunications book sub series (LNCCN, volume 8914)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Keynote

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Massimo Felici
      Pages 3-15
  3. Cloud Adoption

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Robert J. Kauffman, Dan Ma, Martin Yu
      Pages 19-35
    3. Frank Pallas
      Pages 36-51
  4. Work in Progress on Market Dynamics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Kibae Kim, Songhee Kang, Jörn Altmann
      Pages 55-66
    3. Davide Vega, Roc Meseguer, Felix Freitag
      Pages 67-79
  5. Cost Optimization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Dražen Lučanin, Foued Jrad, Ivona Brandic, Achim Streit
      Pages 83-98
    3. Geoffrey Douglas, Brian Drawert, Chandra Krintz, Rich Wolski
      Pages 99-113
  6. Work in Progress on Pricing, Contracts, and Service Selection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Adriano Galati, Karim Djemame, Martyn Fletcher, Mark Jessop, Michael Weeks, John McAvoy
      Pages 159-171
  7. Economic Aspects of Quality of Service

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Rafael Tolosana-Calasanz, José Ángel Bañares, José-Manuel Colom
      Pages 189-205
    3. Alexandru Butoi, Alexandru Stan, Gheorghe Cosmin Silaghi
      Pages 206-221
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 231-231

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services, GECON 2014, held in Cardiff, UK, in September 2014.
The 8 revised full papers and 7 paper-in-progress presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 24 submissions.
The presentation sessions that have been set up are: Cloud Adoption, Work in Progress on Market Dynamics, Cost Optimization,Work in Progress on Pricing, Contracts and Service Selection, and Economic Aspects of Quality of Service.


Cloud computing Cloud economics Collaborative and social computing Computing and business Decision support systems Economic impact Electronic commerce Grid computing Intellectual property Internet economics Interoperability Network economics Programming interfaces Self-organizing autonomic computing Socio-technical systems Software as a service orchestration systems Software infrastructure System description languages

Editors and affiliations

  • Jörn Altmann
    • 1
  • Kurt Vanmechelen
    • 2
  • Omer F. Rana
    • 3
  1. 1.Technology, Economics, and Policy Program, College of EngineeringSeoul National UniversityGwanak-Gu, SeoulKorea, Republic of (South Korea)
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of AntwerpAntwerpBelgium
  3. 3.School of Computer ScienceCardiff UniversityCardiffUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-14608-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-14609-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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