A survey of techniques for improving efficiency of mobile web browsing

Mittal, Sparsh and Mattela, Venkat (2019) A survey of techniques for improving efficiency of mobile web browsing. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience. ISSN 1532-0626 (In Press)

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Abstract

Mobile web traffic has now surpassed the desktop web traffic and has become the primary means for service providers to reach out to the billions of end users. Due to this trend, optimization of mobile web browsing (MWB) has gained significant attention. In this paper, we present a survey of techniques for improving the efficiency of web browsing on mobile systems, proposed in the last 6-7 years. We review the techniques from both the networking domain (eg, proxy and browser enhancements) and the processor architecture domain (eg, hardware customization and thread-to-core scheduling). We organize the research works based on key parameters to highlight their similarities and differences. Beyond summarizing the recent works, this survey aims to emphasize the need of architecting for MWB as the first principle, instead of retrofitting for it.

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Mittal, Sparshhttp://orcid.org/0000-0002-2908-993X
Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ad filtering, big.LITTLE processor, dynamic voltage/frequency scaling (DVFS), mobile device, network proxy, web browser
Subjects: Computer science
Divisions: Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Depositing User: Team Library
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2019 04:42
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 04:42
URI: http://raiith.iith.ac.in/id/eprint/4775
Publisher URL: http://doi.org/10.1002/cpe.5126
OA policy: http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/1532-0626/
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