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On Improving the Energy Efficiency and Robustness of Position Tracking for Mobile Devices [chapter]

Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard
2012 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
To be useful, such position tracking has to be energy-efficient to avoid having a major impact on the battery life of the mobile device.  ...  An important feature of a modern mobile device is that it can position itself and support remote position tracking.  ...  To be useful, such position tracking has to be energy-efficient to avoid having a major impact on the power consumption of the mobile device.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29154-8_14 fatcat:ogneufmxv5h3npxs4zk3wv7sw4

Energy-efficient trajectory tracking for mobile devices

Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard, Sourav Bhattacharya, Henrik Blunck, Petteri Nurmi
2011 Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Mobile systems, applications, and services - MobiSys '11  
To be useful, the tracking has to be energy-efficient to avoid having a major impact on the battery life of the mobile device.  ...  While there has recently been a lot of work on energyefficient position tracking, the energy-efficient tracking of trajectories has not been addressed in previous work.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Lasse Rasmussen for helping collecting measurements and Morten Videbaek Pedersen for providing access to a Python API for the Nokia Energy Profiler.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1999995.2000025 dblp:conf/mobisys/KjaergaardBBN11 fatcat:4nanigh4rzg5xl4a5doov4sepq

Radio Frequency Energy Harvesting and Management for Wireless Sensor Networks [chapter]

2016 Green Mobile Devices and Networks  
On improving the energy efficiency and robustness of position tracking for mobile devices.  ...  EnTracked: Energy-efficient robust position tracking for mobile devices. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b10081-17 fatcat:mbkmrqa5qzerzorttq2ruznamm

On heterogeneity in mobile sensing applications aiming at representative data collection

Henrik Blunck, Niels Olof Bouvin, Tobias Franke, Kaj Grønbæk, Mikkel B. Kjaergaard, Paul Lukowicz, Markus Wüstenberg
2013 Proceedings of the 2013 ACM conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing adjunct publication - UbiComp '13 Adjunct  
tracking.  ...  Gathering representative data using mobile sensing to answer research questions is becoming increasingly popular, driven by growing ubiquity and sensing capabilities of mobile devices.  ...  environmental impact through models of transportation behavior (see Figure 2 ); and EnTracked: an energy efficient tracking app deployed to capture position and trajectory traces [15, 13] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2494091.2499576 dblp:conf/huc/BlunckBFGKLW13 fatcat:ow7xtf7woreuzbyytwjpup4xdi

Improving the Energy-Efficiency of GPS Based Location Sensing Smartphone Applications

Thomas Olutoyin Oshin, Stefan Poslad, Athen Ma
2012 2012 IEEE 11th International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications  
Third, as a user's mobility state is complex we also propose a method to not only detect that a user is non-stationary but also classify a representative set of mobility states.  ...  Evaluation of our system shows energy-savings of up to 27% in typical circumstances.  ...  EnTracked [20] tracks mobile devices and can reduce power consumption.  ... 
doi:10.1109/trustcom.2012.184 dblp:conf/trustcom/OshinPM12 fatcat:u23siiblqfhlhb2bam77gga5ne

Feasibility of software-based duty cycling of GPS for trajectory-based services

Xiaohan Li, Fengpeng Yuan, Janne Lindqvist
2016 2016 13th IEEE Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC)  
Energy-efficient localization is increasingly important for many types of smartphone apps.  ...  Furthermore, with thorough field experiments, we show that fixed duty cycling of a smartphone GPS receiver is a feasible approach for trajectory-based services, and it can achieve considerable energy conservation  ...  Thus, energy efficiency has an ever increasing importance in trajectory-based services for modern mobile devices.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ccnc.2016.7444725 dblp:conf/ccnc/LiYL16 fatcat:3tkbm4ut5vebneiopxkdpvukeu

Energy-Efficient Crowdsensing of Human Mobility and Signal Levels in Cellular Networks

Paweł Foremski, Michał Gorawski, Krzysztof Grochla, Konrad Polys
2015 Sensors  
To address these requirements, this paper proposes an application for measuring the location and signal strength data based on energy-efficient GPS tracking, which allows one to perform the measurements  ...  of human mobility and radio signal levels with minimum energy utilization and without any engagement of the user.  ...  Foremski: idea and implementation of the BX Tracker system (energy-efficient GPS tracking and crowdsensing platform); analysis of survey results and the battery usage data. M.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s150922060 pmid:26340633 pmcid:PMC4610455 fatcat:zkbk6r7mrff7fazhexje3xo4um

Energy efficient indoor tracking on smartphones

Dezhong Yao, Chen Yu, Anind K. Dey, Christian Koehler, Geyong Min, Laurence T. Yang, Hai Jin
2014 Future generations computer systems  
Particularly such tracking systems on battery-limited mobile devices must be energy-efficient to limit the impact on the experience of using a phone.  ...  But the WiFi adapter on smart phones consumes a lot of energy, limiting the usage time of mobile devices [7] .  ...  The popular commercial indoor location system, Skyhook, uses WiFi for positioning and uses energy-efficient techniques to obtain a battery life on mobile devices of 16 h.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2013.12.032 fatcat:id4oyu53hvaqpervjabrlsmoey

Energy Management Techniques in Modern Mobile Handsets

Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, Jon Crowcroft
2013 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Managing energy efficiently is paramount in modern smartphones.  ...  , the impact of users' interaction patterns with mobile devices and applications, wireless interfaces and sensors management, and finally the benefits of integrating mobile devices with cloud computing  ...  A mobile device has sensors such as GPS, network-based positioning systems and accelerometer for location with different resolutions and power demands.  ... 
doi:10.1109/surv.2012.021312.00045 fatcat:r4projaqkzfvlagq2cfrxgb7gm


Donnie H. Kim, Younghun Kim, Deborah Estrin, Mani B. Srivastava
2010 Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems - SenSys '10  
While extensive research effort has been made on efficiently tracking a user's raw coordinates, few attempts have been made to efficiently provide everyday contextual information about these locations  ...  Pilot studies show that SensLoc can correctly detect 94% of the place visits, track 95% of the total travel distance, and still only consume 13% of energy than algorithms that periodically collect coordinates  ...  Energy-efficient Path Tracking.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1869983.1869989 dblp:conf/sensys/KimKES10 fatcat:hffrterhkzh3zcqe6vnxhrom7q

Energy-efficient automatic location-triggered applications on smartphones

Yemao Man, Edith C.-H. Ngai
2014 Computer Communications  
Therefore for the purpose of tracking the mobile device's position, the coordinates are discrete distribution.  ...  Related Work The past research has paid great attention to the position tracking approaches and sensing strategies for energy concern.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2014.03.023 fatcat:4dxd6tfzdffqfknefk5jhagt2a

SenseMe: A System for Continuous, On-Device, and Multi-dimensional Context and Activity Recognition

Preeti Bhargava, Nick Gramsky, Ashok Agrawala
2014 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services  
It recognizes five dimensions of a user's situation in a robust, automated, scalable, power efficient and non-invasive manner to paint a context-rich picture of the user.  ...  In this paper, we present SenseMe -a system that leverages a user's smartphone and its multiple sensors in order to perform continuous, on-device, and multi-dimensional context and activity recognition  ...  efficiency -Being a system running on mobile devices with constrained energy budgets, it should use resource efficient methods and duty cycles.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.mobiquitous.2014.257654 dblp:conf/mobiquitous/BhargavaGA14 fatcat:arptyke4mbaqjh6wuozu3ahgg4

A Survey of Green Mobile Networks: Opportunities and Challenges

Xiaofei Wang, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Min Chen, Yunhao Liu, Ted Taekyoung Kwon
2011 Journal on spesial topics in mobile networks and applications  
The escalating energy costs and environmental concerns have already created an urgent need for more energy-efficient "green" wireless communications.  ...  We also summarize the current research projects related to green mobile networks, along with the taxonomy of energy-efficiency metrics.  ...  Entracker [70] schedules localization updates to both minimize energy consumption and ensure robustness, based on the estimation and prediction of system conditions and mobility.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11036-011-0316-4 fatcat:zp2m757pf5hixe7wce7vnyfav4

Mobile Devices as an Infrastructure: A Survey of Opportunistic Sensing Technology

Takamasa Higuchi, Hirozumi Yamaguchi, Teruo Higashino
2015 Journal of Information Processing  
Now that billions of people carry sensor-enabled mobile devices (e.g., smartphones), employing powerful capability of such commercial mobile products has become a promising approach for large-scale environmental  ...  WiFi-based localization [26] , [27] , [28] has been well investigated to complement GPS and widely used for indoor positioning of mobile/wearable devices.  ...  The device also has an 802.15.4 interface to collaborate with other sensors via a local low-energy wireless network, and also can connect to mobile phones via Bluetooth for visualization and data uploading  ... 
doi:10.2197/ipsjjip.23.94 fatcat:rnkekppyjvckvbe7cq5als4suu

A GPS Sensing Strategy for Accurate and Energy-Efficient Outdoor-to-Indoor Handover in Seamless Localization Systems

Yungeun Kim, Songhee Lee, Seokjoon Lee, Hojung Cha
2012 Mobile Information Systems  
Accuracy and energy efficiency are experimentally validated with the GPS logs obtained in real life.  ...  We also propose an energy-efficient handover mechanism that reduces the GPS sampling interval gradually.  ...  EnTracked [22] tracks mobile devices in an energy-efficient way that schedules the position update based on the estimation and prediction of system conditions and mobility.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/109129 fatcat:gnfxuxxwxvbyxadu4udrbt4d5m
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