Dispersed Mobile Computing for Edge Devices

This project is on the cutting edge field of Dispersed Computing and focused on leveraging all the available computation resources in the communication path from an end device to a cloud (including processing capable routers) for timely and optimized processing of the data by jointly optimizing the computation costs and the communication overhead costs. A key challenge of this project is the implementation of a Python-based dispersed computing system that would real-time monitor the network traffic and available computation capable node resources to optimally distribute the execution of a networked set of tasks which can be represented as a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) task graph. My main contributions to this project involve but not limited to:

  • Design and development of a 50 node Raspberry PI 3 cluster with Kubernetes (a docker orchestration tool) support.
  • Implementation of a Kubernetes cluster of 100 carefully chosen geographically distributed cloud Virtual Machines from Digital Ocean.
  • Development of the Jupiter Orchestrator which is a Kubernetes based open-source customized docker orchestration tool for Dispersed Computing. The Jupiter tool consists of three main components of Dispersed Computing i.e, Profilers (Network and Resource), Scheduler of DAG-based tasks, and CIRCE – dispatcher of the tasks according to the scheduler outputs and handler of the inter-task communication.
Pradipta Ghosh
Pradipta Ghosh
Post-Doctoral Research Scholar

My research interests include Internet of Things, Ubiquitious Computing, Automation & Robotics, Networked Systems, and Compute Vision.

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