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Analysis of Power Consumption for Embedded Software using UML State Machine Diagram

UML 상태 기계를 이용한 임베디드 소프트웨어의 소모 전력 분석

  • 이재욱 (충북대학교 컴퓨터과학과) ;
  • 홍장의 (충북대학교 컴퓨터과학과)
  • Received : 2012.02.21
  • Accepted : 2012.07.10
  • Published : 2012.08.31

Abstract

A wide variety of smartphone applications is increasing the usage time of smartphone. Due to the increased time, it becomes difficult to providing stable services to users with limited battery capacity. The past works have been performed the power management of mobile device toward long-lasting battery development or low-power electric devices. However as the complexity of software embedded into system are increased, the research interests of the software power analysis is also increased. Among these studies on the software power analysis, model-based analysis technique is one of major interests because it can be able to analyze the power consumption before the development of source codes, then the analysis result can be used in the development of the software system, This paper suggests a model-based power analysis technique using UML state machine diagram. Our proposed technique estimates the power consumption by the simulation of Perti-net which is transformed from the state machine diagram.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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