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Power Management

Kernel Development ART presentation Configuring ART Energy Measurements https://mostly-tech.com/tag/monsoon-power-monitor/ Perf on Android Android Emulator http://www.slideshare.net/freesamael/study-on-android-emulator-53069679

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Grinnell Visit

Last week I visited Grinnell College talking about the work that my research groups has been doing on mobile sensing applications. I had a wonderful time. The Computer Science Department is top-notch. Lots of interesting discussions about ongoing work at Grinnell

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su on android

See: https://levdev.wordpress.com/2012/11/12/android-busybox-and-the-gnu-project/ Useful things: you can run adb as root using adb shell you can remount system in writing mount by running adb remount

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Perf on Android

We are working on project that requires us to collect performance events on Android. This involves a few steps: Recompile the kernel with the right flags. You should do this incrementally, some options may make you kernel crash at boot

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Android Hacking

I have spent the last couple of weeks building various custom images for Android. There are a few useful tutorials: the guidelines of building Android images writing by google team two more detailed tutorials were particularly well written: http://raulherbster.blogspot.com/2014/07/android-imagekernel-buildingflashing.html http://pete.akeo.ie/2013/10/compiling-and-running-your-own-android.html While

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Papers this semester

The Spring semester was quite busy. We managed to send out three papers: A paper was submitted to EMSOFT 2015 In-situ Measurement and Prediction of Hearing Aid Outcomes Using Mobile Phones — submitted to WirelessHealth 2015 Managing the Energy-Delay Tradeoff

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Low Power Hardware

Looks like Atmel is coming up with a new low power ARM. http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/03/new-arm-powered-chip-aims-for-battery-life-measured-in-decades/

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