Mobile Systems

January/February 2015

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This introduction to the issue discusses challenges facing mobile systems and presents five articles that address challenges in the area of specialized accelerators, application start-up, energy-efficient browsing, security and isolation, and vulnerability detection. READ FULL ARTICLE »

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IEEE Micro focuses on computers and peripherals; systems, components, and subassemblies; communications, instrumentation and control equipment; and software. Micro brings together top research from some of the leading microarchitects and scholars from around the world.

Articles from IEEE Micro

The Role of the CPU in Energy-Efficient Mobile Web Browsing

The Role of the CPU in Energy-Efficient Mobile Web Browsing

In an area that has primarily focused on performance, this article turns our attention to energy efficiency in mobile Web browsing, which requires a close look at how the network and CPU interact. Read full article »

Silicon Odometers: Compact In Situ Aging Sensors for Robust System Design

Silicon Odometers: Compact In Situ Aging Sensors for Robust System Design

This article describes several ways researchers are testing circuit degradation with on-chip logic to gather information that they couldn’t get any other way. The data will help to build processors with real-time aging compensation. Read full article »

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