Journal article

Modeling the Total Energy Consumption of Mobile Network Services and Applications

Ming Yan, Chien Aun Chan, Andre F Gygax, Jinyao Yan, Leith Campbell, Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas, Christopher Leckie

Energies | MDPI | Published : 2019

Abstract

Reducing the energy consumption of Internet services requires knowledge about the specific traffic and energy consumption characteristics, as well as the associated end-to-end topology and the energy consumption of each network segment. Here, we propose a shift from segment-specific to service-specific end-to-end energy-efficiency modeling to align engineering with activity-based accounting principles. We use the model to assess a range of the most popular instant messaging and video play applications to emerging augmented reality and virtual reality applications. We demonstrate how measurements can be conducted and used in service-specific end-to-end energy consumption assessments. Since th..

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Grants

Awarded by Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of China


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded in part by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of China, grant number 3132018XNG1816 and 2018CUCTJ078.