Green Communications and Networking introduces novel solutions that can bring about significant reductions in energy consumption in the information and communication technology (ICT) industry-as well as other industries, including electric power. Containing the contributions of leading experts in the field, it examines the latest research advances
Green Wireline Communications and Networking. Energy-efficient network architectures. Energy-efficient switching, topology, and routing protocols. Green applications over wireline networks. Green Wireless Communications and Networking. Cognitive and cooperative techniques for energy efficiency. Cross-layer design and optimization for green wireless communications and networking. Power-aware medium access control (MAC), radio resource management, and scheduling schemes. Energy-efficient base station design. Smart Grid Communications and Networking. Communication networks for smart grid. Smart metering, demand response, and dynamic pricing. Standardization, interoperability, and regulation. Green Communications and Networking Test-bed and Experimental Results. Measurement and profiling of energy consumption in green communications and networking. Test-bed and experimental results.