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Energy saving using location aware sensor networks.

Hurrell, Eoin and Smeaton, Alan F. (2011) Energy saving using location aware sensor networks. In: Intelec 2011, 9-13 Oct 2011, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Abstract

This work reported in this paper exploits a network of inexpensive wireless sensors to improve the energy efficiency of desktop computer usage in a major business or campus environment. Computer users frequently leave their desktop machines permanently switched on or in sleep mode when finished using them, in order to quickly resume work when returning. This results in unnecessary power consumption for a relatively small return in terms of user convenience. Eliminating this unnecessary power consumption without sacrificing user convenience is what our research achieves. The novelty of this work is that it achieves this goal using ambient sensors to establish user context.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:Energy-saving; sensor network; power management
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > CLARITY: The Centre for Sensor Web Technologies
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
Funders:Science Foundation Ireland
ID Code:16764
Deposited On:18 Jan 2012 10:21 by Eoin Hurrell. Last Modified 18 Jan 2012 10:21

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