9th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS IX) Abstract
Sensing User Intention and Context for Energy Management
Angela B. Dalton and Carla S. Ellis, Duke University
Sensors are emerging as a key area of interest in operating systems research, with a main focus on sensor networks. Turning the relationship around, we propose the use of low-power sensors as tools for improving OS-based energy management. Using sensors to detect user intent and physical context we can more directly match system I/O behavior to user needs. FaceOff is a protottype display power managem,ent system designed as a test bed and proof-of-concept.
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