ENTRA: Whole-systems energy transparency

Eder, Kerstin and Gallagher, John P. and López García, Pedro and Muller, Henk L. and Bankovic, Zorana and Georgiou, Kyriakos and Haemmerlé, Remy and Hermenegildo, Manuel V. and Kafle, Bishoksan and Kerrison, Steve and Kirkeby, Maja and Klemenc, Maximiliano and Li, Xueliang and Liqat, Umer and Morse, Jeremy and Rhiger, Morten and Rosendahl, Mads (2016). ENTRA: Whole-systems energy transparency. "Microprocessors and Microsystems", v. 47 ; pp. 278-286. ISSN 0141-9331. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micpro.2016.07.003.


Title: ENTRA: Whole-systems energy transparency
  • Eder, Kerstin
  • Gallagher, John P.
  • López García, Pedro
  • Muller, Henk L.
  • Bankovic, Zorana
  • Georgiou, Kyriakos
  • Haemmerlé, Remy
  • Hermenegildo, Manuel V.
  • Kafle, Bishoksan
  • Kerrison, Steve
  • Kirkeby, Maja
  • Klemenc, Maximiliano
  • Li, Xueliang
  • Liqat, Umer
  • Morse, Jeremy
  • Rhiger, Morten
  • Rosendahl, Mads
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Microprocessors and Microsystems
Date: 2016
ISSN: 0141-9331
Volume: 47
Freetext Keywords: Energy transparency; Energy-aware software development; Energy modelling; Static analysis; Resource analysis
Faculty: E.T.S. de Ingenieros Informáticos (UPM)
Department: Inteligencia Artificial
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Promoting energy efficiency to a first class system design goal is an important research challenge. Although more energy-efficient hardware can be designed, it is software that controls the hardware; for a given system the potential for energy savings is likely to be much greater at the higher levels of abstraction in the system stack. Thus the greatest savings are expected from energy-aware software development, which is the vision of the EU ENTRA project. This article presents the concept of energy transparency as a foundation for energy-aware software development. We show how energy modelling of hardware is combined with static analysis to allow the programmer to understand the energy consumption of a program without executing it, thus enabling exploration of the design space taking energy into consideration. The paper concludes by summarising the current and future challenges identified in the ENTRA project.

Funding Projects

FP7318337ENTRAUnspecifiedWhole-Systems Energy Transparency
Government of SpainTIN2012-39391StrongSoftUniversidad Complutense de MadridTecnologías rigurosas para software de nueva generación abierto y fiable
Madrid Regional GovernmentM141047003UnspecifiedUniversidad Politécnica de MadridN-GREENS program
FP7611004ICT-EnergyUnspecifiedCo-ordinating Research Efforts of the ICT-Energy Community

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Item ID: 55401
DC Identifier: https://oa.upm.es/55401/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:55401
DOI: 10.1016/j.micpro.2016.07.003
Official URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141933116300862
Deposited by: Biblioteca Facultad de Informatica
Deposited on: 11 Jun 2019 13:23
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2019 13:24
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