By Justin Ferris, Mike Surridge, E. Rowland Watkins (auth.), Jörn Altmann, Dirk Neumann, Thomas Fahringer (eds.)
This quantity constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the fifth foreign Workshop on Grid Economics and company types, GECON 2008, held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, August 2008.
The 10 complete papers integrated during this quantity have been rigorously chosen from 27 submission. they target at featuring present effects and cutting edge examine within the zone of grid economics. The papers are equipped in topical sections on grid company modeling, industry mechanisms for the grid, grid markets, and grid architectures.
The court cases are rounded off by means of nine undertaking experiences that supply an summary of the present and ongoing study in grid economics.
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