Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Modelling and analyzing the authorization and execution of video workflows

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

8 Author(s)
Ligang He ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Warwick, Coventry, UK ; Chenlin Huang ; Kenli Li ; Hao Chen
more authors

It is becoming common practice to migrate signal-based video workflows to IT-based Video workflows. Video workflows have some inherent features, including: 1) necessary human involvements in video workflows introduce security and authorization concerns; 2) the frequent change of video workflow contexts requires a flexible approach to acquiring performance data; 3) the content-centric nature of video workflows, which is in contrast to the business-centric of business workflows, requires the support of scheduled activities. This paper takes the above issues into account, proposing a novel mechanism for modeling video workflow executions in cluster-based resource pools under Role-Based Authorization Control (RBAC) schemes. The Color Timed Petri-Net (CTPN) formalism is applied to construct the models. Various types of authorization constraint are modeled in this paper, and scheduled activities are also supported in the model. There is a clear interface between workflow execution and workflow authorization modules. The constructed models are then simulated and analyzed to obtain performance data, including authorization overhead, system- and application-oriented performance. Based on the model analysis, this paper further proposes the methods to improve performance in the presence of authorization policies. This work can be used to plan system capacity subject to the authorization control, and can also be used to tune performance by changing the scheduling strategy and resource capacity when it is not possible to adjust the authorization policies.

Published in:

High Performance Computing (HiPC), 2011 18th International Conference on

Date of Conference:

18-21 Dec. 2011

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.