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Towards a Bell-Curve Calculus and its Application to e-Science

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWorkshop on Grid Performability Modelling and Measurement
Number of pages12
StatePublished - Mar 2006

Abstract

When we analyse some quality of service (QoS) properties, such as run time, accuracy and reliability, errors need to be taken into account. Although interval arithmetic can deal with worst-case analysis; for average-case analysis, we need some other methods. In this paper we will introduce the importance and methodology of developing a bell-curve calculus. We will explain the status of our current research and perform analysis on problems we have encountered.

    Research areas

  • quality of service

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