Resource Management of Mobile Cloud Computing Networks and Environments

Resource Management of Mobile Cloud Computing Networks and Environments

George Mastorakis (Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece), Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis (University of Nicosia, Cyprus) and Evangelos Pallis (Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: March, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 432
ISBN13: 9781466682252|ISBN10: 1466682256|EISBN13: 9781466682269|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8225-2

Description

As more and more of our data is stored remotely, accessing that data wherever and whenever it is needed is a critical concern. More concerning is managing the databanks and storage space necessary to enable cloud systems.

Resource Management of Mobile Cloud Computing Networks and Environments reports on the latest advances in the development of computationally intensive and cloud-based applications. Covering a wide range of problems, solutions, and perspectives, this book is a scholarly resource for specialists and end-users alike making use of the latest cloud technologies.

Topics Covered

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

  • Anomaly Detection
  • Context awareness
  • Dependability Monitoring
  • Dynamic Resource Migration
  • Energy Conservation
  • Media Streaming
  • Mobile Cloud Offloading
  • Virtualization Methods

Reviews and Testimonials

International contributors present technical and scientific information on various aspects of mobile cloud computing. Section 1 provides an overview of mobile cloud computing and applications in areas such as anomaly detection in cloud environments. Section 2 looks at mobile cloud resource management, discussing topics such as a social-oriented mobile cloud scheme for optimal energy conservation. Section 3 addresses options for content-aware streaming in mobile cloud, with discussion of context-awareness in opportunistic mobile cloud computing, and adaptation of cloud resources and media streaming in mobile cloud networks for media delivery. The last section of the book deals with network and service virtualization, examining ubiquitous and adaptive web-based multimedia communications via the cloud, and a resource prediction engine for efficient multimedia services provision. Chapter key terms and definitions are included.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

George Mastorakis received his B.Eng. (Hons) in Electronic Engineering from UMIST, UK in 2000, his M.Sc. in Telecommunications from UCL, UK in 2001, and his Ph.D. in Telecommunications from University of the Aegean, Greece in 2008. He is serving as an Assistant Professor at Technological Educational Institute of Crete and as a Research Associate in Research & Development of Telecommunications Systems Laboratory at Centre for Technological Research of Crete, Greece. His research interests include cognitive radio networks, networking traffic analysis, radio resource management and energy efficient networks. He has a more than 100 publications at various international conferences proceedings, workshops, scientific journals, and book chapters.
Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He received a five-year dipl.Eng (BSc/BEng/MEng, KISATS approved) in Electronic and Computer Engineering from Technical University of Crete, Greece, MSc in Telecommunications from University College of London, UK, and his PhD from the department of Informatics at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Dr. Mavromoustakis is leading the Mobile Systems Lab. (MOSys Lab., http://www.mosys.unic.ac.cy/ ) at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Nicosia. Dr. Mavromoustakis has extensive experience in simulation of wireless systems, MP2P and Opportunistic Systems, Mobile Computing and Web technologies. He serves as an Associate editor International Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS), Wiley, and editorial board member of the Simulation Practice and Theory (SIMPAT) Journal, Elsevier, and as member of Technical Program Committees for various International Conferences.
Evangelos Pallis received his B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from Technological Educational Institute of Crete in 1994, his M.Sc. in Telecommunications from University of East London in 1997 and his Ph.D. in Telecommunications from University of East London in 2002. He currently serves as an Associate Professor at Technological Educational Institute of Crete in the Department of Informatics Engineering and acts as the Director of Research and Development of Telecommunication Systems Laboratory. His research interests are in the fields of wireless broadband and mobile networks and network management. He has more than 100 publications in international scientific journals, conference and workshop proceedings.

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