Fine-Grained Energy Modeling for the Source Code of a Mobile Application

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The goal of an energy model for source code is to lay a foundation for the application of energy-aware programming techniques. State of the art solutions are based on source-line energy information. In this paper, we present an approach to constructing a fine-grained energy model which is able to provide operation-related information that is more valuable for guiding code-optimization than source-line information. The modeling is enabled by a set of novel and practical techniques such as source-level operation identification, block-varied execution-case design and measurement variability control. Using the model we observed several counter-intuitive effects, e.g., in a common game scenario, control flow operations consume around 38% of the total CPU energy use, while arithmetic operations consume only 6%. Our model is being integrated into a source-level energy-optimization approach, which we briefly describe and the paper includes a case study to illustrate how the model guides energy optimization.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProceedings of the 13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems : Computing, Networking and Services
RedaktørerTakahiro Hara, Hiroshi Shigeno
ForlagAssociation for Computing Machinery
Publikationsdato2016
Sider180-189
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-4503-4750-1
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2016
Begivenhed13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services - Hiroshima, Japan
Varighed: 28 nov. 20161 dec. 2016
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Konference13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services
LandJapan
ByHiroshima
Periode28/11/201601/12/2016
Internetadresse

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Li, X., & Gallagher, J. P. (2016). Fine-Grained Energy Modeling for the Source Code of a Mobile Application. I T. Hara, & H. Shigeno (red.), Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (s. 180-189). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/2994374.2994394
Li, Xueliang ; Gallagher, John Patrick. / Fine-Grained Energy Modeling for the Source Code of a Mobile Application. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services. red. / Takahiro Hara ; Hiroshi Shigeno. Association for Computing Machinery, 2016. s. 180-189
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Li, X & Gallagher, JP 2016, Fine-Grained Energy Modeling for the Source Code of a Mobile Application. i T Hara & H Shigeno (red), Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services. Association for Computing Machinery, s. 180-189, Hiroshima, Japan, 28/11/2016. https://doi.org/10.1145/2994374.2994394

Fine-Grained Energy Modeling for the Source Code of a Mobile Application. / Li, Xueliang; Gallagher, John Patrick.

Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services. red. / Takahiro Hara; Hiroshi Shigeno. Association for Computing Machinery, 2016. s. 180-189.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportKonferencebidrag i proceedingsForskningpeer review

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