What is it about?

Mobile devices, cellular antennas and the Cloud have the potential to form a computing continuum for new and disruptive mobile applications. Applications can execute transparently upon any infrastructure, minimizing battery consumption in devices and increasing the computation power.

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Why is it important?

Nowadays, mobile devices, cloud computing and intermediate servers are seen as substantially different infrastructures to run applications. We propose to bridge this gap in a transparent way for the end user, bringing the "Computing Continuum" to life.


I personally foresee a future in which computing is ubiquitous: it is happening all the time and at all places, without us even knowing: connected cars, smart houses, etc. are a nearby future brought by the endless possibilities of ubiquitous or "liquid" computing. This research is an important step forwards on that direction.

Martin Garriga
Jheronimus Academy of Data Science

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This page is a summary of: A Unified Model for the Mobile-Edge-Cloud Continuum, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, May 2019, ACM (Association for Computing Machinery),
DOI: 10.1145/3226644.
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