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In this paper, we propose Zenith, a novel model for allocating computing resources in an edge computing platform that allows service providers to establish resource sharing contracts with edge infrastructure providers apriori. Based on the established contracts, service providers employ a latency-aware scheduling and resource provisioning algorithm that enables tasks to complete and meet their latency requirements. The proposed techniques are evaluated through extensive experiments that demonstrate the effectiveness, scalability and performance efficiency of the proposed model.
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Zenith

An Innovation on Edge Computing Architecture

Teaching Experience

  • Graduate Student Assistant , September 2015 - Present
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Teaching Assistant , September 2013 - January 2014
  • China University of Geosciences
    • Advanced Programming Language (JAVA)
    • Instructor: Prof. Shengwen Li

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    • Transactions on Services Computing (TSC)
    • Information Systems Frontiers (ISFI) : IRI - Special Issue on Foundations of Reuse
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    • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2015)
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