RESOURCE SUBSTITUTION WITH COMPONENTS - Optimizing Energy Consumption

Christian Bunse, Hagen Höpfner

Abstract

Software development for mobile systems is becoming increasingly complex. Beneath enhanced functionality, resource scarcity of devices is a major reason. The relatively high energy requirements of such systems are a limiting factor due to reduced operating times. Reducing energy consumption of mobile devices in order to prolong their operation time has thus been an interesting research topic in past years. Interestingly the focus has mostly been on hardware optimization, energy profiles, or techniques such as “Micro-Energy Harvesting“. Only recently, the impact of software on energy consumption by optimizing the use of resources has moved into the center of attention. Extensive wireless data transmissions, that are expensive, slow, and energy intensive can - for example - be reduced if mobile clients locally cache received data. Unfortunately, optimization at compile time is often inefficient since the optimal use of existing resources cannot really be foreseen. This paper discusses and applies novel strategies that allow systems to dynamically adapt at runtime. The focus is on resource substitution strategies that allow achieving a certain Quality-of-Service while sticking to a given energy limit.

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Bunse C. and Höpfner H. (2008). RESOURCE SUBSTITUTION WITH COMPONENTS - Optimizing Energy Consumption . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8111-52-4, pages 28-35. DOI: 10.5220/0001879000280035


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@conference{icsoft08,
author={Christian Bunse and Hagen Höpfner},
title={RESOURCE SUBSTITUTION WITH COMPONENTS - Optimizing Energy Consumption},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,},
year={2008},
pages={28-35},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001879000280035},
isbn={978-989-8111-52-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,
TI - RESOURCE SUBSTITUTION WITH COMPONENTS - Optimizing Energy Consumption
SN - 978-989-8111-52-4
AU - Bunse C.
AU - Höpfner H.
PY - 2008
SP - 28
EP - 35
DO - 10.5220/0001879000280035