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Mobile Cloud Service Selection using Back Propagation Neural Network

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2015
Arif Ahmed, Abadhan S Sabyasachi, Ananya Choudhury

Arif Ahmed, Abadhan S Sabyasachi and Ananya Choudhury. Article: Mobile Cloud Service Selection using Back Propagation Neural Network. International Journal of Computer Applications 129(14):1-5, November 2015. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

	author = {Arif Ahmed and Abadhan S Sabyasachi and Ananya Choudhury},
	title = {Article: Mobile Cloud Service Selection using Back Propagation Neural Network},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {129},
	number = {14},
	pages = {1-5},
	month = {November},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}


Cloud computing is a paradigm in high performance computing, focuses on provisioning ubiquitous computing with the help of Software and/or Hardware Virtualization. In Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC), mobile/portable devices access cloud resources through wireless communication(GPRS/3G/WiFi etc). MCC enhances the mobility of the cloud user which solves cloud computing issues such as Unreliability, Quality-of-Service (QoS), etc. Recently QoS has emerged as a one of the challenging issue in MCC which impact to the large number of mobile users and businesses. The QoS in MCC degrades mainly due to its limited bandwidth, network congestion, user mobility, etc. In this paper, we have proposed a mobile cloud computing framework that facilitates the mobile client to access cloud services with a high degree of QoS based on the network condition of the connection. We proposed a new QoS based mobile cloud computing framework . Back Propagation Neural Network (BPNN) is being used for predicting and selecting appropriate cloud service for the mobile client. We have implemented the proposed framework taking QoS parameters: Packet Delivery Ratio (PDR), Transmission Rate, and Delay in a mobile cloud computing environment. At the end, we have compared our model with the random selection approach and it shows that the proposed model gives better performance.


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Cloud Computing, Mobile Cloud Computing, Back Propagation Neural Network, QoS, Cloud Service