Search for: naderi-soorki--m
Article IEEE Systems Journal ; Volume 15, Issue 1 , 2021 , Pages 672-683 ; 19328184 (ISSN) ; Manshaei, M. H ; Naderi Soorki, M ; Saad, W ; Goudarzi, M ; Niyato, D ; Sharif University of Technology
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc 2021
Cooperative cloud providers in the form of cloud federations can potentially reduce their energy costs by exploiting electricity price fluctuations across different locations. In this environment, on the one hand, the electricity price has a significant influence on the federations formed, and, thus, on the profit earned by the cloud providers, and on the other hand, the cloud cooperation has an inevitable impact on the performance of the smart grid. In this regard, the interaction between independent cloud providers and the smart grid is modeled as a two-stage Stackelberg game interleaved with a coalitional game in this article. In this game, in the first stage the smart grid, as a leader...