Public grid computing participation: An exploratory study of determinants

  title={Public grid computing participation: An exploratory study of determinants},
  author={Nolan J. Taylor},
  journal={Information & Management},
Using the Internet, “public” computing grids can be assembled using “volunteered” PCs. To achieve this, volunteers download and install a software application capable of sensing periods of low local processor activity. During such times, this program on the local PC downloads and processes a subset of the project’s data. At the completion of processing, the results are uploaded to the project and the cycle repeats. Public grids are being used for a wide range of endeavors, from searching for… CONTINUE READING

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