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Cloud Computing for Mobile Users: Can Offloading Computation Save Energy?
April 2010 (vol. 43 no. 4)
pp. 51-56
Karthik Kumar, Purdue University
Yung-Hsiang Lu, Purdue University
The cloud heralds a new era of computing where application services are provided through the Internet. Cloud computing can enhance the computing capability of mobile systems, but is it the ultimate solution for extending such systems' battery lifetimes?

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Index Terms:
Mobile/wireless, Cloud computing, Energy savings
Citation:
Karthik Kumar, Yung-Hsiang Lu, "Cloud Computing for Mobile Users: Can Offloading Computation Save Energy?," Computer, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 51-56, April 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2010.98
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