• I Foundations
  • 1. Introduction
  • 1.1 Motiation
  • 1.2 Objectives and Contributions
  • 2. Grid Technologies
  • 2.1 Evolution of Grid Technologies
  • 2.2 Open Grid Services Architecture - State of the Art
  • 2.3 Resource Management in Grids
  • 2.4 Summary
  • 3. Moving Markets to the Grid
  • 3.1 Why Markets for the Grid?
  • 3.2 Foundations of Markets
  • 3.3 Market Engineering
  • 3.4 Summary
  • 4. Environmental Analysis
  • 4.1 Environmental Definition
  • 4.2 Requirement Analysis
  • 4.3 Meeting the Requirements
  • 4.4 Summary
  • II Desing and Implementation
  • 5. Design of a Grid Market Mechanism
  • 5.1 Design Space for Combinatorial Auctions
  • 5.2 MACE: A Multi-Attribute Combinatorial Exchange
  • 5.3 Summary
  • 6. Implementation of the Market Mechanism
  • 6.1 Solving the Winner Determination Problem
  • 6.2 The MACE Market Service
  • 6.3 Preliminary Requirement Satisfaction
  • 6.4 Summary
  • III Evaluation
  • 7. Simulation Design
  • 7.1 Principles of Simulation
  • 7.2 Problem Definition
  • 7.3 Simulation Model
  • 7.4 Biddin Scenarios
  • 7.5 Model Implementation
  • 7.6 Summary
  • 8. Simulation Results
  • 8.1 Optional Winner Determination
  • 8.2 Approximated Winner Determination
  • 8.3 Summary
  • 9. Summary and Future Work
  • 9.1 Review of this Work
  • 9.2 Open Questions and Future Directions