4. A Stochastic Framework for Hierarchical System-Level Power Management

  1. Albert Y. Zomaya and
  2. Young Choon Lee
  1. Peng Rong1 and
  2. Massoud Pedram2

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342015.ch4

Energy-Efficient Distributed Computing Systems

Energy-Efficient Distributed Computing Systems

How to Cite

Rong, P. and Pedram, M. (2012) A Stochastic Framework for Hierarchical System-Level Power Management, in Energy-Efficient Distributed Computing Systems (eds A. Y. Zomaya and Y. C. Lee), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118342015.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Distributed and High Performance Computing, School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Brocade Communications Systems, San Jose, CA, USA

  2. 2

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470908754

Online ISBN: 9781118342015



  • stochastic framework for hierarchical level power management;
  • DPM, effective ways of reducing power dissipation;
  • HPM problem, EMC with self-power-managed components;
  • extending HPM, to handling nonstationary SR generation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Related Work

  • A Hierarchical DPM Architecture

  • Modeling

  • Policy Optimization

  • Experimental Results

  • Conclusion

  • References