Cloud Computing and Multiagent Systems, a Promising Relationship

  1. De la Prieta, Fernando 1
  2. Corchado, Juan Manuel 1
  1. 1 Department of Computer Science and Automatio Control, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Intelligent Agents in Data-intensive Computing. Studies in Big Data
  1. Kołodziej J. (coord.)
  2. Correia L. (coord.)
  3. Manuel Molina J. (coord.)

Publisher: Springer, Cham

ISSN: 2197-6503 2197-6511

ISBN: 9783319237411 9783319237428

Year of publication: 2015

Volume: 14

Pages: 143-161

Type: Book chapter

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-23742-8_7 GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor


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