Enabling Real-Time Mobile Cloud Computing through Emerging Technologies

Enabling Real-Time Mobile Cloud Computing through Emerging Technologies

Tolga Soyata (University of Rochester, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: July, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 399|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8662-5
ISBN13: 9781466686625|ISBN10: 1466686626|EISBN13: 9781466686632


Today’s smartphones utilize a rapidly developing range of sophisticated applications, pushing the limits of mobile processing power. The increased demand for cell phone applications has necessitated the rise of mobile cloud computing, a technological research arena which combines cloud computing, mobile computing, and wireless networks to maximize the computational and data storage capabilities of mobile devices.

Enabling Real-Time Mobile Cloud Computing through Emerging Technologies is an authoritative and accessible resource that incorporates surveys, tutorials, and the latest scholarly research on cellular technologies to explore the latest developments in mobile and wireless computing technologies. With its exhaustive coverage of emerging techniques, protocols, and computational structures, this reference work is an ideal tool for students, instructors, and researchers in the field of telecommunications.

This reference work features astute articles on a wide range of current research topics including, but not limited to, architectural communication components (cloudlets), infrastructural components, secure mobile cloud computing, medical cloud computing, network latency, and emerging open source structures that optimize and accelerate smartphones.

Topics Covered

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

  • Cloudlets
  • Cost Structure Analysis
  • Emerging Open Source Structures
  • Energy Efficient Communication
  • Futuristic Non-Traditional Protocols
  • Medical Cloud Computing
  • Network Latency
  • Real-Time Response Applications
  • Secure Mobile Cloud Computing

Reviews and Testimonials

Electrical and computer engineers and contributors from a variety of other fields present tutorial and research articles related to real-time mobile-cloud computing, which stretches a network's resources for computation, storage, and memory. Their topics include energy efficient real-time distributed communication architectures for military tactical communication systems, a branching-program formulation for secure health monitoring in the cloud using homomorphic encryption, the operational cost of running real-time mobile cloud applications, and a planning tutorial on reaching to mobile platforms and availability.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Tolga Soyata is an Assistant Professor - Research in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Rochester. Dr. Soyata received a B.S. degree in Electrical and Communications Engineering from Istanbul Technical University in 1988, M.S. degree in ECE from Johns Hopkins University, and Ph.D. in ECE from University of Rochester, in 1992 and 1999, respectively. His current research interests include real-time high-performance computation and energy-aware system design. He teaches four courses on ASIC, FPGA and GPU design and programming.