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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 959782, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/959782
Research Article

Load Balancing for Future Internet: An Approach Based on Game Theory

School of Economics and Management, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing 100876, China

Received 9 September 2013; Accepted 11 December 2013; Published 10 February 2014

Academic Editor: Ching-Jong Liao

Copyright © 2014 Shaoyi Song et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

In recent years, countries all over the world consider the future internet as the country’s strategic development directions, so projects about future internet have been launched by these countries. Load balancing algorithms and job allocations are main research problems in areas of resource management of future internet. In this paper, we introduce a load balancing model for future internet. We formulate the static load balancing problem in the model proposed above as noncooperative game among users and cooperative game among processors. Based on this model, we derive a load balancing algorithm for computing center. Finally, we execute the algorithm presented in this paper with another three algorithms for comparison purpose. The advantages of our algorithm are better scalability to the model, improving system performance, and low cost on maintaining system information.