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Mobile Cloud Computing by Huijun Wu, Dijiang Huang

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Chapter 1

Mobile Cloud Computing Taxonomy

Mobile cloud computing is not a simple math by adding mobile devices into cloud computing. Mobile cloud has extended its computation model from centralized to distributed, from Internet cloud to edge cloud, and from mobile devices to mobile services.

Dijiang Huang

Abstract

According to NIST definition of cloud computing, it has five characteristics: on-demand self-service, broad network access, resource pooling, rapid elasticity, and measured service, while mobile computing focuses on device mobility and context awareness considering networking and mobile resource/data access. Mobile cloud computing is usually regarded as building on cloud computing and mobile computing; however, it has some ...

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