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With recent advances in mobile communication technologies, more and more people are accessing cloud computing systems using mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. Unlike traditional mobile computing systems with limited capabilities, mobile cloud computing uses the powerful computing and storage resources available in the cloud to provide cutting-edge multimedia and information services. This book discusses the major research advances in mobile cloud computing systems. Contributed chapters from leading experts in this field cover different aspects of modeling, analysis, design, optimization, and architecture of mobile cloud computing systems.

Advances in Mobile Cloud Computing Systems begins by discussing the background, features, and available service models of mobile cloud computing. It goes on to describe a mobile cloud computing system with several third party cloud mobile media (CMM) services that offers its services to a telecom operator. In this scenario, the telecom operator acts as broker that can mix and interchange the resources offered by the different CMM service providers. Subsequent contributed chapters discuss such key research areas as:

  • Energy-efficient task execution that reduces the energy consumption in both mobile devices and the cloud
  • Design and architecture of a Proximity Cloud that delivers low-latency, bandwidth-efficient end-user services with a global footprint
  • Virtual mobile networks in clouds that enable resource sharing between multiple mobile network operators
  • Software piracy control framework in mobile cloud computing systems designed to prevent mobile application piracy
  • Dynamic configuration of cloud radio access networks (C-RANs) to improve end-to-end TCP throughput performance in next generation wireless networks

The book includes many supporting illustrations and tables along with a valuable set of references at the end of each chapter. With this book, researchers and practitioners will be well-equipped to advance the research and development in this emerging field.

    Auerbach Books on Telecommunications and Networking

Wireless Network Performance Enhancement via Directional Antennas: Models, Protocols, and Systems Advances in Communications-Based Train Control Systems The Future X Network: A Bell Labs Perspective Wireless Sensor Multimedia Networks: Architectures, Protocols, and Applications

Video Cataloguing: Structure Parsing and Content Extraction Multi-Carrier Communication Systems with Examples in MATLAB®: A New Perspective The Future of Wireless Networks: Architectures, Protocols, and Services Introduction to Communications Technologies: A Guide for Non-Engineers, Third Edition

Analytical Evaluation of Nonlinear Distortion Effects on Multicarrier Signals Cognitive Radio Networks: Efficient Resource Allocation in Cooperative Sensing, Cellular Communications, High-Speed Vehicles, and Smart Grid Mobile Evolution: Insights on Connectivity and Service Generic and Energy-Efficient Context-Aware Mobile Sensing

Managing the PSTN Transformation: A Blueprint for a Successful Migration to IP-Based Networks Cognitive Networks: Applications and Deployments Multimedia over Cognitive Radio Networks: Algorithms, Protocols, and Experiments Simulation Technologies in Networking and Communications: Selecting the Best Tool for the Test

Energy Efficient Cooperative Wireless Communication and Networks Android Malware and Analysis Networked Filtering and Fusion in Wireless Sensor Networks Secure Development for Mobile Apps

Complex Networks: An Algorithmic Perspective Power Efficiency in Broadband Wireless Communications Case Studies in Intelligent Computing: Achievements and Trends Advances in Visual Data Compression and Communication: Meeting the Requirements of New Applications

Machine-to-Machine Communications: Architectures, Technology, Standards, and Applications MIMO Processing for 4G and Beyond: Fundamentals and Evolution Anonymous Communication Networks: Protecting Privacy on the Web Security for Multihop Wireless Networks

ZigBee® Network Protocols and Applications Wi-Fi Enabled Healthcare Network Innovation through OpenFlow and SDN: Principles and Design Self-Healing Systems and Wireless Networks Management

Physical Layer Security in Wireless Communications Evolutionary Dynamics of Complex Communications Networks SCFDMA for Mobile Communications Optimal Resource Allocation for Distributed Video Communication

Data Mining Mobile Devices Iris Biometric Model for Secured Network Access Next Generation Mobile Broadcasting Unit and Ubiquitous Internet of Things

Securing Cloud and Mobility: A Practitioner's Guide Ad Hoc Mobile Wireless Networks: Principles, Protocols, and Applications, Second Edition Building Next-Generation Converged Networks: Theory and Practice Green Communications and Networking

Multihomed Communication with SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol) Encyclopedia of Wireless and Mobile Communications, Second Edition Intelligent Sensor Networks: The Integration of Sensor Networks, Signal Processing and Machine Learning Transmission Techniques for 4G Systems

Windows Networking Tools: The Complete Guide to Management, Troubleshooting, and Security Wireless Sensor Networks: Current Status and Future Trends The Internet of Things in the Cloud: A Middleware Perspective Security for Wireless Sensor Networks using Identity-Based Cryptography

Network Attacks and Defenses: A Hands-on Approach Cloud Enterprise Architecture Handbook on Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing: Status and Perspective A Comprehensive Guide to Enterprise Mobility

Green Communications: Theoretical Fundamentals, Algorithms and Applications LTE-Advanced Air Interface Technology Linear Programming and Algorithms for Communication Networks Game Theory in Communication Networks: Cooperative Resolution of Interactive Networking Scenarios

Media Networks: Architectures, Applications, and Standards Communication and Networking in Smart Grids Physical Principles of Wireless Communications, Second Edition Multimedia Communications and Networking

Green Mobile Devices and Networks: Energy Optimization and Scavenging Techniques TV Content Analysis: Techniques and Applications Noiseless Steganography: The Key to Covert Communications Handbook of Surveillance Technologies, Third Edition

Building Network Capabilities in Turbulent Competitive Environments: Practices of Global Firms from Korea and Japan TV White Space Spectrum Technologies: Regulations, Standards, and Applications Emerging Wireless Networks: Concepts, Techniques and Applications Measurement Data Modeling and Parameter Estimation

Mobile Ad hoc Networks: Current Status and Future Trends IP Telephony Interconnection Reference: Challenges, Models, and Engineering Delay Tolerant Networks: Protocols and Applications Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare

Near Field Communications Handbook Game Theory for Wireless Communications and Networking Introduction to Security and Network Forensics Designing Green Networks and Network Operations: Saving Run-the-Engine Costs

Service Delivery Platforms: Developing and Deploying Converged Multimedia Services Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers Bio-Inspired Computing and Networking Mobile Opportunistic Networks: Architectures, Protocols and Applications

3D Television (3DTV) Technology, Systems, and Deployment Integrated Inductors and Transformers Socio-Technical Networks: Science and Engineering Design A Practical Guide to Content Delivery Networks, Second Edition

HSDPA/HSUPA Handbook Evolved Cellular Network Planning and Optimization for UMTS and LTE Hybrid Rough Sets and Applications in Uncertain Decision-Making Cloud Computing and Software Services: Theory and Techniques

Fundamentals of EMS, NMS, and OSS/BSS Mobile Device Security: A Comprehensive Guide to Securing Your Information in a Moving World Cognitive Radio Networks: Architectures, Protocols, and Standards Transmission Techniques for Emergent Multicast and Broadcast Systems

Wireless Sensor Networks: Principles and Practice Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access Fundamentals and Applications Overlay Networks: Toward Information Networking

Applied Aspects of Optical Communication and LIDAR Networking Systems Design and Development IP Communications and Services for NGN Get Certified! A Guide to Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies

RFID and Sensor Networks: Architectures, Protocols, Security, and Integrations IMS: A New Model for Blending Applications Cloud Computing: Implementation, Management, and Security Security of Mobile Communications

WiMAX Network Planning and Optimization Long Term Evolution: 3GPP LTE Radio and Cellular Technology Contemporary Coding Techniques and Applications for Mobile Communications Security in RFID and Sensor Networks

Vehicular Networks: Techniques, Standards, and Applications Advances in Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization, Volume 2 Cooperative Wireless Communications Performance Modeling and Analysis of Bluetooth Networks: Polling, Scheduling, and Traffic Control

Network Design for IP Convergence Satellite Systems Engineering in an IPv6 Environment Cognitive Radio Networks Introduction to Light Emitting Diode Technology and Applications

Converging NGN Wireline and Mobile 3G Networks with IMS: Converging NGN and 3G Mobile Security in an IPv6 Environment Introduction to Communications Technologies: A Guide for Non-Engineers, Second Edition Graph Theory and Interconnection Networks

Wireless Quality of Service: Techniques, Standards, and Applications Intelligence Support Systems: Technologies for Lawful Intercepts Unlicensed Mobile Access Technology: Protocols, Architectures, Security, Standards and Applications Mobile Telemedicine: A Computing and Networking Perspective

Broadband Mobile Multimedia: Techniques and Applications Millimeter Wave Technology in Wireless PAN, LAN, and MAN Ionosphere and Applied Aspects of Radio Communication and Radar Handbook of Mobile Broadcasting: DVB-H, DMB, ISDB-T, AND MEDIAFLO

MEMS and Nanotechnology-Based Sensors and Devices for Communications, Medical and Aerospace Applications Optical Wireless Communications: IR for Wireless Connectivity Data Scheduling and Transmission Strategies in Asymmetric Telecommunication Environments Handbook of Wireless Local Area Networks: Applications, Technology, Security, and Standards

Carrier Ethernet: Providing the Need for Speed The Internet of Things: From RFID to the Next-Generation Pervasive Networked Systems Encyclopedia of Wireless and Mobile Communications Packet Forwarding Technologies

Value-Added Services for Next Generation Networks Mobile WiMAX: Toward Broadband Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks WiMAX/MobileFi: Advanced Research and Technology Handbook of IPv4 to IPv6 Transition: Methodologies for Institutional and Corporate Networks

Principles of Mobile Computing and Communications Inter- and Intra-Vehicle Communications Physical Principles of Wireless Communications Ad Hoc Mobile Wireless Networks: Principles, Protocols and Applications

Implementation and Applications of DSL Technology WiMAX: A Wireless Technology Revolution Comprehensive Glossary of Telecom Abbreviations and Acronyms Distributed Antenna Systems: Open Architecture for Future Wireless Communications

Introduction to Mobile Communications: Technology, Services, Markets: Technology, Services, Markets Security in Distributed, Grid, Mobile, and Pervasive Computing Wireless Ad Hoc Networking: Personal- Area, Local-Area, and the Sensory-Area Networks Multi-Objective Optimization in Computer Networks Using Metaheuristics

Active and Programmable Networks for Adaptive Architectures and Services Wireless Mesh Networking: Architectures, Protocols and Standards Context-Aware Pervasive Systems: Architectures for a New Breed of Applications Business Strategies for the Next- Generation Network

Resource, Mobility, and Security Management in Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications Understanding IPTV The Handbook of Mobile Middleware Architecting the Telecommunication Evolution: Toward Converged Network Services

Security in Sensor Networks TCP Performance over UMTS-HSDPA Systems WiMAX: Taking Wireless to the MAX Understanding Broadband over Power Line

Enhancing the Performance of Ad Hoc Wireless Networks with Smart Antennas Performance Optimization of Digital Communications Systems Wireless Security Handbook Chaos Applications in Telecommunications

Fundamentals of DSL Technology A Practical Guide to Content Delivery Networks Handbook on Theoretical and Algorithmic Aspects of Sensor, Ad Hoc Wireless, and Peer-to-Peer Networks Wireless Mesh Networks

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