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Title: Walking in the clouds: deployment and performance trade-offs of smart mobile applications for intelligent environments
Authors: Naqvi, Syeda Nayyab Zia
Ramakrishnan, Arun
Preuveneers, Davy
Berbers, Yolande
Issue Date: Jul-2013
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
Host Document: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE13) pages:212-219
Conference: International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE13) edition:9 location:Athens, Greece date:16-19 July 2013
Abstract: Cloud computing is still surfing the hype wave of emerging technologies. Delivering hardware, software and resources as a service over the network, the paradigm is also attracting a good deal of excitement in the mobile computing
space. In this work, we challenge the proclaimed benefits of
mobile cloud computing using smartphones as thin clients to
access remote running applications, especially for applications that require contextual intelligence. Our experiments using mobile healthcare applications show that many resource and performance trade-offs exist and that current deployment schemes for these kind of applications are rough around the edges. We show how a modular design philosophy for mobile applications enables more optimal deployment and performance when leveraging cloud technology.
ISBN: 978-0-7695-5038-1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IC
Appears in Collections:Informatics Section

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