Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing - Two Volume Set

Author: Ishfaq Ahmad

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781482254440

Category: Computers

Page: 1284

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Implementing energy-efficient CPUs and peripherals as well as reducing resource consumption have become emerging trends in computing. As computers increase in speed and power, their energy issues become more and more prevalent. The need to develop and promote environmentally friendly computer technologies and systems has also come to the forefront
Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing, Volume 1

Author: Ishfag Ahmad

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439850411

Category: Computers

Page: 663

View: 597

Implementing energy-efficient CPUs and peripherals as well as reducing resource consumption have become emerging trends in computing. As computers increase in speed and power, their energy issues become more and more prevalent. The need to develop and promote environmentally friendly computer technologies and systems has also come to the forefront
Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing, Volume 2

Author: Ishfaq Ahmad

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781466501133

Category: Computers

Page: 621

View: 998

This book provides basic and fundamental knowledge of various aspects of energy-aware computing at the component, software, and system level. It provides a broad range of topics dealing with power-, energy-, and temperature-related research areas for individuals from industry and academia.
Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing - Two Volume Set

Author: Ishfaq Ahmad

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

ISBN: 1466501162

Category: Computers

Page: 1284

View: 625

Implementing energy-efficient CPUs and peripherals as well as reducing resource consumption have become emerging trends in computing. As computers increase in speed and power, their energy issues become more and more prevalent. The need to develop and promote environmentally friendly computer technologies and systems has also come to the forefront in computing research. A pioneering publication for researchers in computer science and engineering, Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing, Two-Volume Set is one of the first to present a comprehensive account of recent research in energy-aware and green computing. Edited by the co-chairs of the International Green Computing Conference, this handbook incorporates fundamental knowledge from all related areas, including circuit and component design, software, operating systems, networking, mobile computing, and data centers. It also discusses up-to-date research on many aspects of power-aware computing at the component, software, and system levels.
Green Computing

Author: Bud E. Smith

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781466503410

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 262

View: 840

Explaining how going green can pay for itself, Green Computing: Tools and Techniques for Saving Energy, Money, and Resources ties the green agenda in IT to the broader corporate agenda in risk management, brand management, and reputation management. Written by a leading author in the IT field, this authoritative reference provides easy access to qu
Embedded System Design

Author: Peter Marwedel

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030609108

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 433

View: 795

A unique feature of this open access textbook is to provide a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental knowledge in embedded systems, with applications in cyber-physical systems and the Internet of things. It starts with an introduction to the field and a survey of specification models and languages for embedded and cyber-physical systems. It provides a brief overview of hardware devices used for such systems and presents the essentials of system software for embedded systems, including real-time operating systems. The author also discusses evaluation and validation techniques for embedded systems and provides an overview of techniques for mapping applications to execution platforms, including multi-core platforms. Embedded systems have to operate under tight constraints and, hence, the book also contains a selected set of optimization techniques, including software optimization techniques. The book closes with a brief survey on testing. This fourth edition has been updated and revised to reflect new trends and technologies, such as the importance of cyber-physical systems (CPS) and the Internet of things (IoT), the evolution of single-core processors to multi-core processors, and the increased importance of energy efficiency and thermal issues.
Distributed Sensor Networks

Author: S. Sitharama Iyengar

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781482260588

Category: Computers

Page: 1706

View: 522

The best-selling Distributed Sensor Networks became the definitive guide to understanding this far-reaching technology. Preserving the excellence and accessibility of its predecessor, Distributed Sensor Networks, Second Edition once again provides all the fundamentals and applications in one complete, self-contained source. Ideal as a tutorial for students or as research material for engineers, the book gives readers up-to-date, practical insight on all aspects of the field.This two volume set, this second edition has been revised and expanded with over 500 additional pages and more than 300 new illustrations. This edition incorporates contributions from many veterans of the DARPA ISO SENSIT program as well as new material from distinguished researchers in the field. It offers 13 fully revised chapters and 22 new chapters, covering new perspectives on information fusion, the latest technical developments, and current sensor network applications. Volume 1 Image and Sensor Signal Processing includes: Distributed Sensing and Signal Processing; Information Fusion; and Power Management. Volume 2 Sensor Networking and Applications includes: Sensor Deployment; Adaptive Tasking; Self-Configuration; System Control; and Engineering Examples.
Handbook of Green Information and Communication Systems

Author: Mohammad S. Obaidat

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780124158825

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 816

View: 563

This book gives a comprehensive guide on the fundamental concepts, applications, algorithms, protocols, new trends and challenges, and research results in the area of Green Information and Communications Systems. It is an invaluable resource giving knowledge on the core and specialized issues in the field, making it highly suitable for both the new and experienced researcher in this area. Key Features: Core research topics of green information and communication systems are covered from a network design perspective, giving both theoretical and practical perspectives Provides a unified covering of otherwise disperse selected topics on green computing, information, communication and networking Includes a set of downloadable PowerPoint slides and glossary of terms for each chapter A ‘whose-who’ of international contributors Extensive bibliography for enhancing further knowledge Coverage includes: Smart grid technologies and communications Spectrum management Cognitive and autonomous radio systems Computing and communication architectures Data centres Distributed networking Cloud computing Next generation wireless communication systems 4G access networking Optical core networks Cooperation transmission Security and privacy Core research topics of green information and communication systems are covered from a network design perspective, giving both a theoretical and practical perspective A ‘whose-who’ of international contributors Extensive bibliography for enhancing further knowledge
Biologically-Inspired Collaborative Computing

Author: George A. Agoston

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387096544

Category: Computers

Page: 137

View: 737

“Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.” advised Albert Einstein. In recent years, the research communities in Computer Science, Engineering, and other disciplines have taken this message to heart, and a relatively new field of “biologically-inspired computing” has been born. Inspiration is being drawn from nature, from the behaviors of colonies of ants, of swarms of bees and even the human body. This new paradigm in computing takes many simple autonomous objects or agents and lets them jointly perform a complex task, without having the need for centralized control. In this paradigm, these simple objects interact locally with their environment using simple rules. Applications include optimization algorithms, communications networks, scheduling and decision making, supply-chain management, and robotics, to name just a few. There are many disciplines involved in making such systems work: from artificial intelligence to energy aware systems. Often these disciplines have their own field of focus, have their own conferences, or only deal with specialized s- problems (e.g. swarm intelligence, biologically inspired computation, sensor networks). The Second IFIP Conference on Biologically-Inspired Collaborative Computing aims to bridge this separation of the scientific community and bring together researchers in the fields of Organic Computing, Autonomic Computing, Self-Organizing Systems, Pervasive Computing and related areas. We are very pleased to have two very important keynote presentations: Swarm Robotics: The Coordination of Robots via Swarm Intelligence Principles by Marco Dorigo (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium), of which an abstract is included in this volume.