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3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Abakós     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
ACM Computing Surveys     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
ACM Transactions on Algorithms (TALG)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
ACM Transactions on Applied Perception (TAP)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
ACM Transactions on Computation Theory (TOCT)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
ACM Transactions on Computational Logic (TOCL)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation     Hybrid Journal  
ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TiiS)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMCCAP)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems (TRETS)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing (TSLP)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
ACM Transactions on Storage     Hybrid Journal  
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
Acta Automatica Sinica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis. Technical Series     Open Access  
Ad Hoc Networks     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Adaptive Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Advanced Engineering Materials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Advanced Science Letters     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Artificial Intelligence     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Advances in Calculus of Variations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Catalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Computational Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Advances in Computer Science : an International Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Advances in Computing     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Data Analysis and Classification     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51)
Advances in Engineering Software     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Advances in Geosciences (ADGEO)     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Advances in Human Factors/Ergonomics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26)
Advances in Human-Computer Interaction     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
Advances in Materials Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Advances in Operations Research     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Advances in Parallel Computing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Advances in Porous Media     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Remote Sensing     Open Access   (Followers: 37)
Advances in Science and Research (ASR)     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Advances in Technology Innovation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
African Journal of Information and Communication     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
African Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Air, Soil & Water Research     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Algebras and Representation Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Algorithms     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
American Journal of Computational Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
American Journal of Information Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
American Journal of Sensor Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Analysis in Theory and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Animation Practice, Process & Production     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Annals of Combinatorics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Annals of Data Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Annals of Pure and Applied Logic     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Annals of Software Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Annual Reviews in Control     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Anuario Americanista Europeo     Open Access  
Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communication and Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Applied Artificial Intelligence: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Applied Categorical Structures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Applied Clinical Informatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Applied Computer Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Applied Informatics     Open Access  
Applied Mathematics and Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Applied Medical Informatics     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Applied Numerical Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Applied Soft Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Architectural Theory Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Archive of Applied Mechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Archive of Numerical Software     Open Access  
Archives and Museum Informatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 132)
Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Artifact     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Artificial Life     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Asia Pacific Journal on Computational Engineering     Open Access  
Asia-Pacific Journal of Information Technology and Multimedia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology     Open Access  
Asian Journal of Control     Hybrid Journal  
Assembly Automation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
at - Automatisierungstechnik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Australian Educational Computing     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Automatic Control and Computer Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Automatic Documentation and Mathematical Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Automatica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Automation in Construction     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Autonomous Mental Development, IEEE Transactions on     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Basin Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Behaviour & Information Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52)
Bioinformatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 302)
Biomedical Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Biomedical Engineering and Computational Biology     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Reviews in     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
Briefings in Bioinformatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45)
British Journal of Educational Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 128)
Broadcasting, IEEE Transactions on     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
c't Magazin fuer Computertechnik     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
CALCOLO     Hybrid Journal  
Calphad     Hybrid Journal  
Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Catalysis in Industry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
CEAS Space Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Cell Communication and Signaling     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Central European Journal of Computer Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
CERN IdeaSquare Journal of Experimental Innovation     Open Access  
Chaos, Solitons & Fractals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
ChemSusChem     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
China Communications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Chinese Journal of Catalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
CIN Computers Informatics Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Circuits and Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Clean Air Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
CLEI Electronic Journal     Open Access  
Clin-Alert     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cluster Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cognitive Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
COMBINATORICA     Hybrid Journal  
Combustion Theory and Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Communication Methods and Measures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Communication Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Communications Engineer     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Communications in Algebra     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Communications in Partial Differential Equations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Communications of the ACM     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 53)
Communications of the Association for Information Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Complex & Intelligent Systems     Open Access  
Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling     Open Access  
Complex Analysis and Operator Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Complexity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Complexus     Full-text available via subscription  
Composite Materials Series     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Computación y Sistemas     Open Access  
Computation     Open Access  
Computational and Applied Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Computational and Theoretical Chemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Computational Astrophysics and Cosmology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Computational Biology and Chemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Computational Chemistry     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Computational Cognitive Science     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Computational Complexity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Computational Condensed Matter     Open Access  
Computational Ecology and Software     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Computational Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Computational Geosciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Computational Linguistics     Open Access   (Followers: 23)
Computational Management Science     Hybrid Journal  
Computational Mathematics and Modeling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Computational Mechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Computational Methods and Function Theory     Hybrid Journal  
Computational Molecular Bioscience     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Computational Optimization and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Computational Particle Mechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Computational Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Computational Science and Discovery     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Computational Science and Techniques     Open Access  
Computational Statistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Computational Statistics & Data Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Computer     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 87)
Computer Aided Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Computer Applications in Engineering Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Computer Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Computer Engineering and Applications Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Computer Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Computer Methods in the Geosciences     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Computer Music Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Computer Physics Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Computer Science - Research and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Computer Science and Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Computer Science and Information Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Computer Science Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Computer Science Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
Computer Science Master Research     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Computer Science Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)

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Journal Cover ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS)
  [SJR: 0.408]   [H-I: 20]   [4 followers]  Follow
    
   Hybrid Journal Hybrid journal (It can contain Open Access articles)
   ISSN (Print) 1539-9087 - ISSN (Online) 1558-3465
   Published by ACM Homepage  [45 journals]
  • CaffePresso: Accelerating Convolutional Networks on Embedded SoCs
    • Abstract: Gopalakrishna Hegde, Siddhartha, Nachiket Kapre

      Auto-tuning and parametric implementation of deep learning kernels allow off-the-shelf accelerator-based embedded platforms to deliver high-performance and energy-efficient mappings of the inference phase of lightweight neural networks. Low-complexity classifiers are characterized by operations on small image maps with two to three deep layers and few class labels. For these use cases, we consider a range of embedded systems with 20W power budgets such as the Xilinx ZC706 (FPGA), NVIDIA Jetson TX1 (GPU), TI Keystone II (DSP), and Adapteva Parallella (RISC+NoC). In CaffePresso, we combine auto-tuning of the implementation parameters, and platform-specific constraints deliver optimized solutions for each input ConvNet specification.
      PubDate: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • LOCUS: Low-Power Customizable Many-Core Architecture for Wearables
    • Abstract: Cheng Tan, Aditi Kulkarni, Vanchinathan Venkataramani, Manupa Karunaratne, Tulika Mitra, Li-Shiuan Peh

      Application requirements, such as real-time response, are pushing wearable devices to leverage more powerful processors inside the SoC (system on chip). However, existing wearable devices are not well suited for such challenging applications due to poor performance, and the conventional powerful many-core architectures are not appropriate either due to the stringent power budget in this domain. We propose LOCUS—a low-power, customizable, many-core processor for next-generation wearable devices. LOCUS combines customizable processor cores with a customizable network on a message-passing architecture to deliver very competitive performance/watt—an average 3.1× compared to quad-core ARM processors used in state-of-the-art wearable devices. A combination of full system simulation with representative applications from the wearable domain and RTL synthesis of the architecture show that 16-core LOCUS achieves an average 1.52× performance/watt improvement over a conventional 16-core shared memory many-core architecture.
      PubDate: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Improving Write Performance and Extending Endurance of Object-Based NAND
           Flash Devices
    • Abstract: Jie Guo, Chuhan Min, Tao Cai, Yiran Chen

      Write amplification is a major cause of performance and endurance degradations in NAND flash-based storage systems. In an object-based NAND flash device (ONFD), two causes of write amplification are onode partial update and cascading update. Here, onode is a type of small-sized object metadata, and multiple onodes are stored in one NAND flash page. Updating one onode invokes partial page update (i.e., onode partial update), incurring unnecessary migration of the un-updated data. Cascading update denotes updating object metadata in a cascading manner due to object data update or migration. Although there are only several bytes that need to be updated in the object metadata, one or more pages have to be re-written accordingly.
      PubDate: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS) Volume 17 Issue 2,
           November 2017 (Issue-in-Progress)
    • PubDate: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Runtime Performance and Power Optimization of Parallel Disparity
           Estimation on Many-Core Platforms
    • Abstract: Charles Leech, Charan Kumar, Amit Acharyya, Sheng Yang, Geoff V. Merrett, Bashir M. Al-Hashimi

      This article investigates the use of many-core systems to execute the disparity estimation algorithm, used in stereo vision applications, as these systems can provide flexibility between performance scaling and power consumption. We present a learning-based runtime management approach that achieves a required performance threshold while minimizing power consumption through dynamic control of frequency and core allocation. Experimental results are obtained from a 61-core Intel Xeon Phi platform for the aforementioned investigation.
      PubDate: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Transmission Adaptation for Battery-Free Relaying
    • Abstract: Zejue Wang, Hongjia Li, Dan Hu, Song Ci

      Energy harvesting (EH)–enabled relaying has attracted considerable attention as an effective way to prolong the operation time of energy-constrained networks and extend coverage beside desired survivability and rate of transmission. In related literature, the Harvest-Store-Use (HSU) model is usually utilized to describe the energy flow behavior of the EH system. However, the half-duplex (HD) constraint of HSU that harvested energy can only be used after being temporally stored in energy buffer may reduce effective transmission time. Thus, we first construct the full-duplex (FD) energy flow behavior model of the EH system where the harvested energy can be tuned to power load and being stored simultaneously.
      PubDate: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • OPPC: An Optimal Path Planning Charging Scheme Based on Schedulability
           Evaluation for WRSNs
    • Abstract: Chi Lin, Yanhong Zhou, Houbing Song, Chang Wu Yu, Guowei Wu

      The lack of schedulability evaluation of previous charging schemes in wireless rechargeable sensor networks (WRSNs) degrades the charging efficiency, leading to node exhaustion. We propose an Optimal Path Planning Charging scheme, namely OPPC, for the on-demand charging architecture. OPPC evaluates the schedulability of a charging mission, which makes charging scheduling predictable. It provides an optimal charging path which maximizes charging efficiency. When confronted with a non-schedulable charging mission, a node discarding algorithm is developed to enable the schedulability. Experimental simulations demonstrate that OPPC can achieve better performance in successful charging rate as well as charging efficiency.
      PubDate: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Harvest Energy from the Water: A Self-Sustained Wireless Water Quality
           Sensing System
    • Abstract: Qi Chen, Ye Liu, Guangchi Liu, Qing Yang, Xianming Shi, Hongwei Gao, Lu Su, Quanlong Li

      Water quality data is incredibly important and valuable, but its acquisition is not always trivial. A promising solution is to distribute a wireless sensor network in water to measure and collect the data; however, a drawback exists in that the batteries of the system must be replaced or recharged after being exhausted. To mitigate this issue, we designed a self-sustained water quality sensing system that is powered by renewable bioenergy generated from microbial fuel cells (MFCs). MFCs collect the energy released from native magnesium oxidizing microorganisms (MOMs) that are abundant in natural waters. The proposed energy-harvesting technology is environmentally friendly and can provide maintenance-free power to sensors for several years.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Efficient, Long-Term Logging of Rich Data Sensors Using Transient Sensor
           Nodes
    • Abstract: Andres Gomez, Lukas Sigrist, Thomas Schalch, Luca Benini, Lothar Thiele

      While energy harvesting is generally seen to be the key to power cyber-physical systems in a low-cost, long-term, efficient manner, it has generally required large energy storage devices to mitigate the effects of the source’s variability. The emerging class of transiently powered systems embrace this variability by performing computation in proportion to the energy harvested, thereby minimizing the obtrusive and expensive storage element. By using an efficient Energy Management Unit (EMU), small bursts of energy can be buffered in an optimally sized capacitor and used to supply generic loads, even when the average harvested power is only a fraction of that required for sustained system operation.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • A See-through-Wall System for Device-Free Human Motion Sensing Based on
           Battery-Free RFID
    • Abstract: Zhongqin Wang, Fu Xiao, Ning Ye, Ruchuan Wang, Panlong Yang

      A see-through-wall system can be used in life detection, military fields, elderly people surveillance. and gaming. The existing systems are mainly based on military devices, customized signals or pre-deployed sensors inside the room, which are very expensive and inaccessible for general use. Recently, a low-cost RFID technology has gained a lot of attention in this field. Since phase estimates of a battery-free RFID tag collected by a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) RFID reader are sensitive to external interference, the RFID tag could be regarded as a battery-free sensor that detects reflections off targeted objects. The existing RFID-based system, however, needs to first learn the environment of the empty room beforehand to separate reflections off the tracked target.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Joint Optimization of Sensing and Power Allocation in Energy-Harvesting
           Cognitive Radio Networks
    • Abstract: Hang Hu, Hang Zhang, Jianxin Guo, Feng Wang

      The energy-harvesting cognitive radio (CR) network is proposed to improve the spectrum efficiency and energy efficiency. We focus on the optimization of sensing time and power allocation to maximize the throughput of the energy-harvesting CR network subject to the energy causality constraint and collision constraint. Based on the classification of operating regions, the optimization problem is divided into two sub-problems. Then, the efficient iterative Algorithm 1 and Algorithm 2 are proposed to solve sub-problem (A) and sub-problem (B), respectively. Numerical results show that a significant improvement in the throughput is achieved via joint optimization of sensing time and power allocation.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • R 3: Reliable Over-the-Air Reprogramming on
           Computational RFIDs
    • Abstract: Die Wu, Li Lu, Muhammad Jawad Hussain, Songfan Li, Mo Li, Fengli Zhang

      Computational Radio Frequency Identification (CRFID) tags operate solely on harvested energy and have emerged as viable platforms for a variety of ubiquitous sensing and computation applications. Due to their battery-less nature, these tags can be permanently deployed in hard-to-reach places where the possibility of tag access is eliminated. In such scenarios, maintaining and upgrading the tag’s firmware becomes infeasible because programming tools, including wired interface and PC-based software, are required to erase, modify, or reprogram the microcontroller unit’s memory. Such limitations necessitate the demand for an over-the-air (OTA) scheme, which can wirelessly reprogram or upgrade the firmware in CRFID tags. In this article, we present R3—a reliable OTA reprogramming scheme that is compliant with EPC protocol and requires no hardware upgrade to RFID reader or CRFID tag.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Predictive Retransmissions for Intermittently Connected Sensor Networks
           with Transmission Diversity
    • Abstract: MD. Majharul Islam Rajib, Asis Nasipuri

      Batteryless wireless sensor networks that rely on energy harvested from the environment often exhibit random power outages due to limitations of energy resources, which give rise to intermittent connectivity and long transmission delays. To improve the delay performance in such networks, we consider a design strategy that uses predictive retransmissions to maximize the probability of success for each transmission. This is applied to two different transmission diversity schemes: cooperative relaying over unicast routes and opportunistic routing. Performance evaluations from theoretical models and simulations are presented that show that significant gains can be achieved using the proposed approach in such networks.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS) Volume 17 Issue 1,
           August 2017 (Issue-in-Progress)
    • PubDate: Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Guest Editorial for ACM TECS: Special Issue on Autonomous Battery-Free
           Sensing and Communication
    • Abstract: Jiming Chen, Yu (Jason) Gu, Gil Zussman


      PubDate: Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Near-Optimal Co-Deployment of Chargers and Sink Stations in Rechargeable
           Sensor Networks
    • Abstract: Songyuan Li, Lingkun Fu, Shibo He, Youxian Sun

      Wireless charging technology has drawn great attention of both academia and industry in recent years, due to its potential of significantly improving the system performance of sensor networks. The emergence of an open-source experimental platform for wireless rechargeable sensor networks, Powercast, has made the theoretical research closer to reality. This pioneering platform is able to recharge sensor nodes much more efficiently and allows different communication protocols to be implemented upon users’ demands. Different from the RFID-based model widely used in the existing works, Powercast designs the charger and sink station separately. This leads to a new design challenge of cooperatively deploying minimum number of chargers and sink stations in wireless rechargeable sensor networks.
      PubDate: Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Operating Energy-Neutral Real-Time Systems
    • Abstract: Peter Wägemann, Tobias Distler, Heiko Janker, Phillip Raffeck, Volkmar Sieh, Wolfgang SchröDer-Preikschat

      Energy-neutral real-time systems harvest the entire energy they use from their environment. In such systems, energy must be treated as an equally important resource as time, which creates the need to solve a number of problems that so far have not been addressed by traditional real-time systems. In particular, this includes the scheduling of tasks with both time and energy constraints, the monitoring of energy budgets, as well as the survival of blackout periods during which not enough energy is available to keep the system fully operational. In this article, we address these issues presenting EnOS, an operating-system kernel for energy-neutral real-time systems.
      PubDate: Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Green-Energy-Powered Cognitive Radio Networks: Joint Time and Power
           Allocation
    • Abstract: Chi Xu, Wei Liang, Haibin Yu

      This article studies a green-energy-powered cognitive radio network (GCRN) in an underlay paradigm, wherein multiple battery-free secondary users (SUs) capture both the spectrum and the energy of primary users (PUs) to communicate with an access point (AP). By time division multiple access, each SU transmits data to AP in the allocated time and harvests energy from the RF signals of PUs otherwise, all in the same licensed spectrum concurrently with PUs. Thus, the transmit power of each SU is jointly constrained by the peak interference power at PU and the harvested energy of SU. With the formulated green coexistence paradigm, we investigate the sum-throughput maximization problem with respect to time and power allocation, which is non-convex.
      PubDate: Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT
       
 
 
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