A Distributed Resource Furnishing to Offload Resource-Constrained Devices in Cyber Foraging Toward Pervasive Computing

  • MinHwan Ok
  • Ja-Won Seo
  • Myong-soon Park
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4658)


Mobile devices are pursuing the succession of desktop PCs these days. Cyber Foraging is the project that investigated overcoming scarce computing resources and reducing the power consumptions of mobile devices. In this paper, we propose a framework for remote execution of mobile devices in the way of delivering user data and invoking and manipulating the software of a surrogate with VNC-style interface. This resource furnishing system has the merits of remote application execution, and automatic file transfer. Remote execution is provided via VNC-style interface that is user-friendly. Performance evaluation shows the feasibility of the resource furnishing system, for both data transfers over wired and wireless network.


Mobile Device Storage Server Remote Execution Virtual Network Computing Cyber Foraging 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • MinHwan Ok
    • 1
  • Ja-Won Seo
    • 1
  • Myong-soon Park
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering / Korea University, Seoul, 136-701Korea

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