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ACCFLA: Access Control in Cloud Federation using Learning Automata

by Behnaz Seyed Taheri, Mostafa Ghobaei Arani, Mehrdad Maeen
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 107 - Number 6
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Behnaz Seyed Taheri, Mostafa Ghobaei Arani, Mehrdad Maeen

Behnaz Seyed Taheri, Mostafa Ghobaei Arani, Mehrdad Maeen . ACCFLA: Access Control in Cloud Federation using Learning Automata. International Journal of Computer Applications. 107, 6 ( December 2014), 30-40. DOI=10.5120/18758-0028

@article{ 10.5120/18758-0028,
author = { Behnaz Seyed Taheri, Mostafa Ghobaei Arani, Mehrdad Maeen },
title = { ACCFLA: Access Control in Cloud Federation using Learning Automata },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { December 2014 },
volume = { 107 },
number = { 6 },
month = { December },
year = { 2014 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 30-40 },
numpages = {9},
url = { },
doi = { 10.5120/18758-0028 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%A Mostafa Ghobaei Arani
%A Mehrdad Maeen
%T ACCFLA: Access Control in Cloud Federation using Learning Automata
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 107
%N 6
%P 30-40
%D 2014
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

In recent years, cloud computing has been applied increasingly and most of the companies, have considered some kinds of cloud strategies to use in their organizations. Growing request for services causes overload on a single cloud. Cloud federation is an ideal solution to overcome continuous increasing requests by users. Identity management and access control are from challenging subjects of cloud federation which for has been offered approaches like identity federation, although it is not an optimum approach. There is needed a more effective, accurate and safe approach. This paper offered an approach to access control based on risk and trust parameters, depending on learning automata in cloud federation. Results of simulation shows that proposed approach prevents access of unauthorized user to the resources of federation by decreasing primary trust for novice user also by increasing risk for high sensitive resources.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Cloud Computation Access Control Cloud Federation Learning Automata.