A Stochastic Newton Method for Control of Stream Processing and Multimedia Systems through Network-Level Actuation

We introduce a novel scheme for control of high performance distributed systems, seeking to achieve processing (CPU) goals through network controls. This is particularly valuable when the network becomes a constrained resource as happens in stream and multimedia processing systems. Our technique involves the development of a highly efficient and non-intrusive stochastic Newton-type algorithm for simultaneous approximation and optimization of the processing objective.

By: Dimitrios Pendarakis; Jeremy Silber; Laura Wynter

Published in: RC23588 in 2005


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