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Mobile Cloud Computing: A Survey, State of Art and Future Directions
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In the recent years, cloud computing frameworks such as Amazon Web Services, Google AppEngine and Windows Azure have become increasingly popular among IT organizations and developers. Expand
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MuSIC: Mobility-Aware Optimal Service Allocation in Mobile Cloud Computing
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We propose an efficient heuristic algorithm called MuSIC that is able to perform well (78% of optimal, 30% better than simple strategies), and scale well to a large number of users while ensuring high application QoS. Expand
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Privacy protecting data collection in media spaces
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This paper proposes a novel way of combining sensor technology with traditional video surveillance in building a privacy protecting framework that exploits the strengths of these modalities and complements their individual limitations. Expand
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Quality-Based Backlight Optimization for Video Playback on Handheld Devices
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We propose a cross-layer optimization scheme called quality adapted backlight scaling (QABS) to achieve backlight energy savings for video playback applications on handheld devices. Expand
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A Software Defined Networking architecture for the Internet-of-Things
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The growing interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) has resulted in a number of wide-area deployments of IoT subnetworks, where multiple heterogeneous wireless communication solutions coexist: from multiple access technologies such as cellular, WiFi, ZigBee, and Bluetooth, to multi-hop ad-hoc and MANET routing protocols, they all must be effectively integrated to create a seamless communication platform. Expand
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CREW: A Gossip-based Flash-Dissemination System
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In this paper, we explore a new form of dissemination called Flash Dissemination that involves dissemination of fixed, rich information to a large number of recipients in as short a time as possible. Expand
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Multi-Agent Simulation of Disaster Response
Information Technology has the potential of improving the quality and the amount of information humans receive during emergency response. Testing this technology in realistic and ∞exible environmentsExpand
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MAPCloud: Mobile Applications on an Elastic and Scalable 2-Tier Cloud Architecture
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The rise in popularity of mobile applications creates a growing demand to deliver richer functionality to users executing on mobile devices with limited resources. Expand
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Dynamic backlight adaptation for low-power handheld devices
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We propose an adaptive middleware-based approach to optimize backlight power consumption when playing streaming video. Expand
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Integrated power management for video streaming to mobile handheld devices
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An integrated power management approach that unifies low level architectural optimizations (CPU, memory, register), OS power-saving mechanisms (Dynamic Voltage Scaling) and adaptive middleware techniques (admission control, optimal transcoding, network traffic regulation). Expand
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