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Measuring Application Software Energy Efficiency
March-April 2012 (vol. 14 no. 2)
pp. 54-61
Eugenio Capra, Politecnico di Milano
Chiara Francalanci, Politecnico di Milano
Sandra A. Slaughter, Georgia Institute of Technology

Researchers have studied the energy efficiency of hardware, but what about application software? Using an experimental approach, the authors show how applications affect total energy consumption and discuss design factors that could influence software energy efficiency.

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Index Terms:
green IT; software energy efficiency; software design; application development environment, information technology
Citation:
Eugenio Capra, Chiara Francalanci, Sandra A. Slaughter, "Measuring Application Software Energy Efficiency," IT Professional, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 54-61, March-April 2012, doi:10.1109/MITP.2012.39
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