Manikandan Somasundaram

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Streaming movies over the Internet has become increasingly popular in recent years as an alternative to mailing DVDs to a customer. In this paper we investigate the environmental- and energy-related impacts of these two methods of movie content delivery. We compare the total energy consumed and the carbon footprint impact of these two delivery methods and(More)
To my parents. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank Ramesh Sitaraman and Prashant Shenoy, my thesis advisors, without whom I would not have received a doctorate. I am fortunate to have come in contact with many great teachers both inside and outside the department, making my time at Amherst an unforgettable experience. The town of Amherst itself has been a(More)
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