Green Mobile Clouds: Network Coding and User Cooperation for Improved Energy Efficiency

Janus Heide, Frank Fitzek, Morten Videbæk Pedersen, Markos Katz

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This paper highlights the benefits of user cooperation and network coding for energy saving in cellular networks. It is shown that these techniques allow for reliable and efficient multicast services from both a user and network perspective. The working principles and advantages in terms of energy and spectrum usage is explained for user cooperation, network coding and a combination of both. For multicast services it is shown that the proposed approaches can save as much as 90% of the energy on the user side and 66% on network provider side for the topologies under investigation. One interesting finding is that user cooperation can be beneficial for the network operator even if some users refuse to cooperate.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 IEEE 1st International Conference on Cloud Networking (CLOUDNET)
Number of pages8
Publication date30 Nov 2012
Pages111 - 118
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-2797-8
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2012
Event2012 1st IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking - Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Duration: 28 Nov 201230 Dec 2012


Conference2012 1st IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking
LocationUniversité Pierre et Marie Curie

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Print ISBN: 978-1-4673-2797-8


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  • Green Mobile Clouds

    Fitzek, F.


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  • CONE: Cooperation and Network Coding

    Fitzek, F., Heide, J., Pedersen, M. V. & Larsen, T.



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