Adapting Linux for mobile platforms: An empirical study of Android

@article{Khomh2012AdaptingLF,
  title={Adapting Linux for mobile platforms: An empirical study of Android},
  author={Foutse Khomh and Hao Yuan and Ying Zou},
  journal={2012 28th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM)},
  year={2012},
  pages={629-632}
}
To deliver a high quality software system in a short release cycle time, many software organizations chose to reuse existing mature software systems. Google has adapted one of the most reused computer operating systems (i.e., Linux) into an operating system for mobile devices (i.e., Android). The Android mobile operating system has become one of the most popular adaptations of the Linux kernel with approximately 60 millions new mobile devices running Android each year. Despite many studies on… CONTINUE READING