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Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing - Two Volume Set

1st Edition

Edited by Ishfaq Ahmad, Sanjay Ranka

Chapman and Hall/CRC

1,284 pages | 630 B/W Illus.

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Implementing energy-efficient CPUs and peripherals as well as reducing resource consumption have become emerging trends in computing. As computers increase in speed and power, their energy issues become more and more prevalent. The need to develop and promote environmentally friendly computer technologies and systems has also come to the forefront in computing research.

A pioneering publication for researchers in computer science and engineering, Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing, Two-Volume Set is one of the first to present a comprehensive account of recent research in energy-aware and green computing. Edited by the co-chairs of the International Green Computing Conference, this handbook incorporates fundamental knowledge from all related areas, including circuit and component design, software, operating systems, networking, mobile computing, and data centers. It also discusses up-to-date research on many aspects of power-aware computing at the component, software, and system levels.

Table of Contents


Subthreshold Computing, J. Kevin Hicks and Dhireesha Kudithipudi

Energy-Efficient Network-on-Chip Architectures for Multicore Systems, Partha Pande, Amlan Ganguly, Sujay Deb, and Kevin Chang

Geyser: Energy-Efficient MIPS CPU Core with Fine-Grained Run-Time Power Gating, Hiroshi Sasaki, Hideharu Amano, Kimiyoshi Usami, Masaaki Kondo, Mitaro Namiki, and Hiroshi Nakamura

Low Power Design of Emerging Memory Technologies, Yiran Chen, Hai Li, Yuan Xie, and Dimin Niu


Reducing Delays Associated with Disk Energy Management, Puranjoy Bhattacharjee, Ali R. Butt, Guanying Wang, and Chris Gniady

Power Efficient Strategies for Storage Systems: A Survey, Medha Bhadkamkar and Behrooz Shirazi

Dynamic Thermal Management for High-Performance Storage Systems, Youngjae Kim, Sudhanva Gurumurthi, and Anand Sivasubramaniam

Energy Saving Techniques for Disk Storage Systems, Jerry Chou, Jinoh Kim, Doron Rotem

Thermal and Power-Aware Task Scheduling and Data Placement for Storage Centric Datacenters, Bing Shi and Ankur Srivastava


Power-Aware Middleware for Mobile Applications, Shivajit Mohapatra, M. Reza Rahimi, and Nalini Venkatasubramanian

Energy Efficiency of Voice-over-IP Systems, Salman A. Baset and Henning Schulzrinne

Intelligent Energy Aware Networks, Y. Audzevich, A. Moore, A. Rice, R. Sohan, S. Timotheou, J. Crowcroft, S. Akoush, A. Hopper, A. Wonfor, H. Wang, R. Penty, I. White, X. Dong, T. El-Gorashi, and J. Elmirghani

Green TCAM-Based Internet Routers, Tania Mishra and Sartaj Sahni


Algorithmic Aspects of Energy-Efficient Computing, Marek Chrobak

Algorithms and Analysis of Energy-Efficient Scheduling of Parallel Tasks, Keqin Li

Power Saving by Task-Level Dynamic Voltage Scaling: A Theoretical Aspect, Taewhan Kim

Speed Scaling: An Algorithmic Perspective, Adam Wierman, Lachlan L.H. Andrew, and Minghong Lin

Processor Optimization for Energy Efficiency, Omid Azizi and Benjamin C. Lee

Power Aware SIMD Algorithm Design on GPU and Multicore Architectures, Da Qi Ren and Reiji Suda

Memetic Algorithms for Energy-Aware Computation and Communications Optimization in Computing Clusters, Johnatan E. Pecero, Bernabé Dorronsoro, Mateusz Guzek, and Pascal Bouvry

Online Job Scheduling Algorithms under Energy Constraints, Fei Li


Reliability-Aware Power Management for Real-Time Embedded Systems, Dakai Zhu and Hakan Aydin

Energy Minimization for Multiprocessor Systems Executing Real-Time Tasks, Yumin Zhang, Xiaobo Sharon Hu, and Danny Ziyi Chen

Energy-Aware Scheduling and Dynamic Reconfiguration in Real-Time Systems, Weixun Wang, Xiaoke Qin, and Prabhat Mishra

Adaptive Power Management for Energy Harvesting Embedded Systems, Jun Lu, Shaobo Liu, Qing Wu, and Qinru Qiu

Low Energy Instruction Cache Optimization Techniques for Embedded Systems, Ann Gordon-and Marisha Rawlins


A Power-Aware Modeling and Autonomic Management Framework for Distributed Computing Systems, Rajat Mehrotra, Abhishek Dubey, Sherif Abdelwahed, and Asser N. Tantawi

Power Measuring and Profiling: State-of-the-Art 3, Hui Chen and Weisong Shi

Modeling the Energy Consumption of Distributed Applications, Georges Da Costa, Helmut Hlavacs, Karin Anna Hummel, and Jean-Marc Pierson

A Comparative Study of Runtime Systems for Energy Aware High Performance Computing, Chung-Hsing Hsu and Stephen W. Poole

Tool Environments to Measure Power Consumption and Computational Performance, Timo Minartz, Daniel Molka, Julian Kunkel, Michael Knobloch Michael Kuhn, and Thomas Ludwig

BlueTool: Using a Computing Systems Research Infrastructure Tool to Design and Test Green and Sustainable Data Centers, Sandeep Gupta, Georgios Varsamopoulos, Anna Haywood, Patrick Phelan, and Tridib Mukherjee


Optimizing Performances in Heterogeneous Clusters, Stephane Vialle, Sylvain Contassot-Vivier, and Thomas Jost

Energy-Efficient Online Provisioning for HPC Workloads, Ivan Rodero, Manish Parashar, Andres Quiroz, Francesc Guim, and Stephen W. Poole

Exploiting Heterogeneous Computing Systems for Energy Efficiency, Wei Chen, Young Choon Lee, and Albert Y. Zomaya

Code Development of High Performance Applications for Power-Efficient Architectures, Khaled Z. Ibrahim

Experience with Autonomic Energy Management Policies for JavaEE Clusters, Daniel Hagimont, Laurent Broto, Aeiman Gada, and Noel Depalma


Power-Aware Parallel Job Scheduling, Maja Etinski, Julita Corbalan, and Jesus Labarta

Toward Energy Efficient Web Server Clusters, Yu Cai and Xinying Zheng

Providing a Green Framework for Cloud Data Centers, Andrew J. Younge, Gregor von Laszewski, Lizhe Wang, and Geoffrey C. Fox

Environmentally Opportunistic Computing, Paul Brenner, Douglas Thain, Aimee Buccellato, and David B. Go

Energy-Efficient Data Transfers in Large-Scale Distributed Systems, Anne-Cécile Orgerie and Laurent Lefèvre

Overview of Data Centers Energy Efficiency Evolution, Lennart Johnsson

Evaluating Performance, Power, and Cooling in High Performance Computing (HPC) Data Centers, Jeffrey J. Evans, Sandeep Gupta, Karen L. Karavanic, Andres Marquez, and Georgios Varsamopoulos


Green GPS-Assisted Vehicular Navigation, Tarek F. Abdelzaher

Energy-Aware Mobile Multimedia Computing, Jianxin Sun, Dalei Wu, Jiucai Zhang, Xueyi Wang, and Song Ci

Ultralow-Power Implantable Electronics, Seetharam Narasimhan and Swarup Bhunia

Energy Adaptive Computing: A New Paradigm for Sustainable IT, Krishna Kant


Evolution of Energy Awareness using an Open Carbon Footprint Calculation Platform (OCFP), Farzana Rahman, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Casey O’Brien, He Zhang, and Lin Liu

Understanding and Exploiting User Behavior for Energy Saving, Vasily G. Moshnyaga

Understanding and Exploiting User Behavior for Energy Saving, Mingsong Bi, Igor Crk, and Chris Gniady

Toward Sustainable Portable Computing, Vinod Namboodiri and Siny Joseph

About the Editors

Ishfaq Ahmad is a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington. An IEEE fellow, Dr. Ahmad is a co-founder of the International Green Computing Conference and the founding editor-in-chief of Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems. He is also an editor of the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, and Hindawi Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research focuses on parallel and distributed computing systems and their applications, optimization algorithms, multimedia systems, video compression, and energy-aware green computing.

Sanjay Ranka is a professor in the Department of Computer Information Science and Engineering at the University of Florida. A fellow of the IEEE and AAAS, Dr. Ranka is the associate editor-in-chief of the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing and an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Sustainable Computing: Systems and Informatics, Knowledge and Information Systems, and the International Journal of Computing. His research interests include energy efficient computing, high performance computing, data mining, and informatics.

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Subject Categories

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COMPUTERS / Computer Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General