Doc Type: Granted Patent

Mechanism For Sharing Of Guaranteed Resources

  • Published: Feb 12, 2008
  • Family: 6
  • Cited: 15
  • Cites: 9
  • Non Patent Citations: 3
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A method for service allocation among a plurality of entities requiring service allocation in a communications or computing environment comprising the steps of initializing a supply of services of one or more holding entities, endowing one or more bidding entities with an adjustably fixed amount of utility and a requirement for an amount of the supply of services, wherein the fixed amount of utility is a measure representative of the possibility of failure due to lack of resources, negotiating the supply of services of the holding entities, with each bidding entity bidding a selected amount of its fixed amount of utility, and redistribution of the supply of the holding entities among the bidding entities based on the negotiating.

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  • Publication: Feb 12, 2008
  • Application: Jul 6, 2000
    US US 61105400 A
  • Priority: Jul 9, 1999
    GB GB 9916208 A

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