Technical Program of HotPower 2013

7:30 to 9:00



9:00 to 9:45


Towards 7x Improvement in Battery Life
Ranveer Chandra, Microsoft Research
9:45 to 10:45

Session 1: Mobile Systems (Chair: Lin Zhong, Rice Univ.)

On Death, Taxes, and Sleep Disorder Bugs in Smartphones
A. Jindal, A. Pathak, Y. C. Hu, S. Midkiff

Why Application Errors Drain Battery Easily? A Study of Memory Leaks in Smartphone Apps

M. Xia, W. He, X. Liu, J. Liu

How Much Energy Can We Save from Prefetching Ads? Energy Drain Analysis of Top 100 Apps

X. Chen, A. Jindal, Y. C. Hu
10:45 to 11:15


11:15 to 12:35

Session 2: Datacenter & Cloud (Chair: Yunxin Liu, MSR-Asia)

Cooperative Control Architecture of Fan-less Servers and Fresh-Air Cooling in Container Servers for Low Power Operation

H. Endo, H. Kodama, H. Fukuda, T. Sugimoto, T. Horie, M. Kondo

No More Electrical Infrastructure: Towards Fuel Cell Powered Data Centers

A. Riekstin, S. James, A. Kansal, J. Liu, E. Peterson

Greening the Compute Cloud’s Pricing Plans

R. Kaushik, P. Sarkar, and A. Gharaibeh

Coordinate Page Allocation and Thread Group for Improving Main Memory Power Efficiency

G. Jia, X. Li, J. Wang, l. Shi, C. Wang
12:35 to 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 to 15:00

Session 3: Beyond CPU (Chair: Mian Dong, Samsung Research-America)

Evaluating Integrated Graphics Processors for Data Center Workloads

S. Kim, I. Roy, V. Talwar

Exploiting Processor Heterogeneity For Energy Efficient Context Inference On Mobile Phones

C. Shen, S. Chakraborty, K. Raghavan, H. Choi, M. Srivastava

A Measurement Study of GPU DVFS on Energy Conservation

X. Mei, L. Yung, K. Zhao, X. Chu
15:00 to 16:00

Session 4: New Ideas in Power Management (Chair: Y. Charlie Hu, Purdue)

Towards Better CPU Power Management on Multicore Smartphones

Y. Zhang, X. Wang, X. Liu, Y. Liu, L. Zhuang, F. Zhao

Mobile Multicores: Use Them or Waste Them

A. Carroll, G. Heiser

Racing and Pacing: An Evaluation of Heuristics for Energy-aware Resource Allocation

H. Hoffmann
16:00 to 16:30


16:30 to 17:30


Where is next breakthrough in datacenter efficiency?

Jie Liu (Microsoft Research), Onur Mutlu (CMU), Brian Lewis (Intel Labs), Rini Kaushik (IBM Research)