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Software metrics for green mobile applications. (c2015)

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dc.contributor.author Bitar, Georges
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-18T12:29:56Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-18T12:29:56Z
dc.date.copyright 2015-12-04
dc.date.issued 2016-04-18
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/3603
dc.description.abstract “Going Green” includes all the aspects that can enhance the way we live in order to protect the environment. Today, we are in an urge to “Go Green” in many facets in our life, such as reducing the consumption of energy and having more eco-friendly products since this is the only solution to reduce the crisis that we might face in the future. Computing devices are quickly spreading in our world and they are expected to reach 2.9 billion devices in 2017. Thinking of the amount of devices that are harming the environment by their energy consumption and their toxic wastes pushes us to think in a solution that preserves the environment. In this thesis, we stress on the increased number of mobile devices and show the importance of having green applications to save the environment. The thesis proposes four metrics which are the energy metric that is related to power consumption, the economic metric that tackles the financial part for software development, the performance metric that checks whether the application performs well on the device component, and finally the energy/performance metric that is a ratio between both the energy and the performance metric. These metrics aim to provide a design for mobile applications that is better for the environment. The proposed model was implemented on a banking mobile application and the results are compared with a regular banking application that does not take into consideration the environment. The end results proved that the application that follows the defined metrics preserves the environment and performs better than the regular application design. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Mobile communication systems -- Energy conservation en_US
dc.subject Green electronics en_US
dc.subject Dissertations, Academic en_US
dc.subject Lebanese American University -- Dissertations en_US
dc.title Software metrics for green mobile applications. (c2015) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.term.submitted Fall en_US
dc.author.degree MS in Computer Science en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200903806 en_US
dc.author.commembers Habre, Samer
dc.author.commembers Kassar, Abdul Nasser
dc.author.woa OA en_US
dc.author.department Computer Science and Mathematics en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.description.physdesc 1 Hard copy: ix, 117 leaves; ill. (some col.), col. maps; 30 cm. available at RNL. en_US
dc.author.advisor Haraty, Ramzi
dc.keywords Green en_US
dc.keywords Computing en_US
dc.keywords Environment en_US
dc.keywords Metric en_US
dc.keywords Economic en_US
dc.keywords Power en_US
dc.keywords Performance en_US
dc.keywords Mobile en_US
dc.description.bibliographiccitations Includes bibliographical references (leaves 81-84) en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.26756/th.2015.55


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