Alberto Montresor (University of Trento)

Edge-centric Computing: Vision and Challenges

By: 
Pedro Garcia Lopez (Universitat Rovira i Virgili), Alberto Montresor (University of Trento), Dick Epema (Delft University of Technology), Anwitaman Datta (Nanyang Technological University), Teruo Higashino (Osaka University), Adriana Iamnitchi (University of South Florida), Marinho Barcellos (Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos), Pascal Felber, Etienne Riviere (University of Neuchatel)
Appears in: 
CCR October 2015

In many aspects of human activity, there has been a continuous struggle between the forces of centralization and decentralization. Computing exhibits the same phenomenon; we have gone from mainframes to PCs and local networks in the past, and over the last decade we have seen a centralization and consolidation of services and applications in data centers and clouds. We position that a new shift is necessary.

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