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Computational offloading or data binding? bridging the cloud infrastructure to the proximity of the mobile user

H Flores, SN Srirama, R Buyya

2014 2nd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Cloud Computing, Services, and Engineering | IEEE Press | Published : 2014

Abstract

Mobile and cloud computing are converging as the prominent technologies that are leading the change to the post personal computing (PC) era. Computational offloading and data binding are the core techniques that foster to elastically augment the capabilities of low-power devices, such as smartphones. Mobile applications may be bonded to cloud resources by following a task delegation or code offloading criteria. In a delegation model, a handset can utilize the cloud in a service-oriented manner to delegate asynchronously a resource-intensive mobile task by direct invocation of the service. In contrast, in an offloading model, a mobile application is partitioned and analyzed so that the most c..

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