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Future Internet 2013, 5(2), 128-139; doi:10.3390/fi5020128
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Energy–QoS Trade-Offs in Mobile Service Selection

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Received: 28 February 2013; in revised form: 5 March 2013 / Accepted: 12 April 2013 / Published: 19 April 2013
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Abstract: An attractive advantage of mobile networks is that their users can gain easy access to different services. In some cases, equivalent services could be fulfilled by different providers, which brings the question of how to rationally select the best provider among all possibilities. In this paper, we investigate an answer to this question from both quality-of-service (QoS) and energy perspectives by formulating an optimisation problem. We illustrate the theoretical results with examples from experimental measurements of the resulting energy and performance.
Keywords: system load; measurements; QoS-energy trade-offs; optimum distribution system load; measurements; QoS-energy trade-offs; optimum distribution
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Gelenbe, E.; Lent, R. Energy–QoS Trade-Offs in Mobile Service Selection. Future Internet 2013, 5, 128-139.

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Gelenbe E, Lent R. Energy–QoS Trade-Offs in Mobile Service Selection. Future Internet. 2013; 5(2):128-139.

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Gelenbe, Erol; Lent, Ricardo. 2013. "Energy–QoS Trade-Offs in Mobile Service Selection." Future Internet 5, no. 2: 128-139.

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