Volunteer Computing and BOINC

BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing) is a software platform for volunteer computing (i.e., SETI@home-type projects).

D.P. Anderson, E. Korpela, and R. Walton. “High-Performance Task Distribution for Volunteer Computing”. 1st IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, Melbourne, Dec. 2005, pp. 196-203.

Volunteer Computing and BOINC Videos

Building and Deploying BOINC Applications (2008)


D.P. Anderson, C. Christensen, and B. Allen. “Designing a Runtime System for Volunteer Computing”, to appear in Supercomputing 06.

D.P. Anderson and G. Fedak. “The Computational and Storage Potential of Volunteer Computing”, IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, Singapore, May 16-19, 2006.

Thomas R., II Arnold. “Visual Test 6 Bible”. Hungry Minds, ISBN: 0764532553, Oct. 1998, pp. 531-554.