Energy-Aware Systems and Networking for Sustainable Initiatives

Energy-Aware Systems and Networking for Sustainable Initiatives

Naima Kaabouch (University of North Dakota, USA) and Wen-Chen Hu (University of North Dakota, USA)
Release Date: June, 2012|Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 469
ISBN13: 9781466618428|ISBN10: 1466618426|EISBN13: 9781466618435|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1842-8


It is more important than ever to be concerned with energy related efforts, especially on what we as individuals can do now to help protect our future. With research coming out left and right on sustainable initiatives, we can only hope that future generations will benefit greatly from the efforts of today’s researchers.

Energy-Aware Systems and Networking for Sustainable Initiatives covers a great variety of topics such as materials, environment, electronics, and computing. This title is a vital source of information detailing the latest architectures, frameworks, methodologies, and research on energy-aware systems and networking for sustainable initiatives. With contributions from authors around the world, this book presents the most sophisticated research and developments from the field, relevant to researchers, academics, and practitioners alike.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Energy Optimization
  • Energy Scavenging
  • Energy-aware Switch Design
  • FPGA Based Design
  • Green Communications
  • Power Consumption
  • Power Management
  • Scientific Computing Clusters
  • Thermal Management
  • Wireless sensor networks

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editorial Advisory Board
Table of Contents
Wayne S. Seames
Naima Kaabouch, Wen-Chen Hu
Chapter 1
Tapio Niemi, Jukka Kommeri, Ari-Pekka Hameri
The authors applied operations management principles on scheduling and allocation to scientific computing clusters to decrease energy consumption... Sample PDF
Improving Energy-Efficiency of Scientific Computing Clusters
Chapter 2
Simon Kiertscher, Bettina Schnor, Jörg Zinke
In 2007, the Green500 list was introduced, which compares supercomputers by performance-per-watt. Since supercomputers consist of thousands of... Sample PDF
Power Consumption Aware Cluster Resource Management
Chapter 3
Jason Mair, Zhiyi Huang, Haibo Zhang
This chapter discusses energy-aware scheduling techniques for parallel applications on multicore computers. Key techniques for developing an... Sample PDF
Energy-Aware Scheduling for Parallel Applications on Multicore Systems
Chapter 4
Yang Ge, Qinru Qiu
High chip complexity and power consumption raise chip temperature, reduce lifetime, affect the reliability, and increase the cooling cost. Dynamic... Sample PDF
Dynamic Thermal Management for Multi-/Many-Core Systems
Chapter 5
Koji Ando, Sumio Ikegawa, Keiko Abe, Shinobu Fujita, Hiroaki Yoda
Normally-off Computer (NOC) is a computer designed with a new concept in which most parts of a computer use non-volatile functionalities. The power... Sample PDF
Roles of Non-Volatile Devices in Future Computer Systems: Normally-Off Computers
Chapter 6
Juejia Zhou, Mingju Li, Liu Liu, Xiaoming She, Lan Chen
A cellular network is a kind of dedicated distributed network with wireless radio access, and nowadays, it is widely used in people’s lives. The... Sample PDF
Energy Efficient Transmission in Cellular Networks
Chapter 7
Haris I. Volos, Dinesh Datla, Xuetao Chen, An He, Ashwin Amanna, Timothy R. Newman, S. M. Shajedul Hasan, Jeffery H. Reed, Tamal Bose
The exponential growth of wireless systems makes their carbon footprint hard to ignore. This chapter presents statistics related to the energy... Sample PDF
Green Communications: Realizing Environmentally Friendly, Cost Effective, and Energy Efficient Wireless Systems
Chapter 8
Blerim Qela, Hussein T. Mouftah
The purpose of this chapter is to explore and address the issues that are applicable to Smart Environments by encouraging and providing new insights... Sample PDF
Intelligent Systems for Energy Management in Wireless Sensor-Based Smart Environments
Chapter 9
Jae-Hyung Lee, Dong-Sung Kim
This chapter describes an energy efficient association method for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). The described method can be used to implement an... Sample PDF
Energy Efficient Association Method for Wireless Sensor Networks
Chapter 10
Frédéric Giroire, Dorian Mazauric, Joanna Moulierac
Several studies exhibit that the traffic load of routers only has a small influence on their energy consumption. Hence, the power consumption in... Sample PDF
Energy Efficient Routing by Switching-Off Network Interfaces
Chapter 11
Mamoun Guenach, Koen Hooghe, Michael Timmers, Jochen Maes, Dominique Singy, Oliver Lamparter
The second part of this chapter focuses on deployment practices and describes how different access network architectures can improve the energy... Sample PDF
Energy Optimizations in Broadband Access Networks
Chapter 12
Hussein T. Mouftah, Burak Kantarci
Electricity consumption contributes to a considerably large amount of the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions while Information and Communication... Sample PDF
Greening the Survivable Optical Networks: Solutions and Challenges for the Backbone and Access
Chapter 13
Aruna Prem Bianzino, Anand Raju, Dario Rossi
In this chapter, the authors perform a careful sensitivity analysis of a power model for the Internet core: their results show that, no matter how... Sample PDF
Power Profiling the Internet Core: A Sensitivity Analysis
Chapter 14
Ali Muhtaroglu
Contemporary computing requires long battery life, low energy operation, and compact, low cost, light platforms, all at the same time. Good power... Sample PDF
Power Management and Energy Scavenging
Chapter 15
Yukihiro Nakagawa, Takeshi Shimizu, Takeshi Horie, Yoichi Koyanagi, Osamu Shiraki, Takashi Miyoshi, Yasushi Umezawa, Akira Hattori, Yasuo Hidaka
The use of virtualization technology has been increasing in the IT industry to consolidate servers and reduce power consumption significantly.... Sample PDF
Energy-Aware Switch Design
Chapter 16
Abdelghani Renbi
It is believed that data-stream-driven computing is power and energy efficient as compared to its counterpart, instruction-stream-driven computing.... Sample PDF
Data-Stream-Driven Computers are Power and Energy Efficient
Chapter 17
Xun Zhang, Pierre Leray, Jacques Palicot
Heat emission and temperature control in an electronic device are highly correlated with power consumption as well as to equipment’s reliability.... Sample PDF
Temperature-Power Consumption Relationship and Hot-Spot Migration for FPGA-Based Systems
About the Contributors

Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Naima Kaabouch received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. all in Electrical Engineering from the University of Paris 11 and the University of Paris 6, Paris, France, in 1982, 1986, 1990, respectively. She is currently an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of North Dakota. Dr. Kaabouch's research interests include configurable computing, real time systems, and signal/image processing. She published over 80 articles on refereed journal, proceedings, and books. In the green computing field, she is the co-editod two books. While teaching, she developed and taught several courses in the field of configurable computing and real time systems involving microcontrollers and Field Programmable Gate Array devices-based devices.
Wen-Chen Hu received a BE, an ME, an MS, and a PhD, all in Computer Science, from Tamkang University, Taiwan, the National Central University, Taiwan, the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and the University of Florida, Gainesville, in 1984, 1986, 1993, and 1998, respectively. He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science of the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. He was an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Auburn University, Alabama, for years. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Handheld Computing Research (IJHCR) and an associate editor of the Journal of Information Technology Research (JITR), and has acted as editors and editorial advisory/review board members for over 30 international journals/books and served more than 30 tracks/sessions and program committees for international conferences. He has also won a couple of awards of best papers, best reviewers, and community services. Dr. Hu has been teaching more than 10 years at the US universities and over 10 different computer/IT-related courses, and advising more than 50 graduate students. He has published over 100 articles in refereed journals, conference proceedings, books, and encyclopedias, edited seven books and conference proceedings, and solely authored a book titled Internet-Enabled Handheld Devices, Computing, and Programming: Mobile Commerce and Personal Data Applications. His current research interests include handheld/mobile/smartphone/tablet computing, location-based services, Web-enabled information system such as search engines and Web mining, electronic and mobile commerce systems, and Web technologies. He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society and ACM (Association for Computing Machinery).