Processing Time and Computing Resources Optimization in a Mobile Edge Computing Node

  • Mohamed El GhmaryEmail author
  • Tarik Chanyour
  • Youssef Hmimz
  • Mohammed Ouçamah Cherkaoui Malki
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1076)


The deployment of edge computing forms a two-tier mobile computing network where each computation task can be processed locally or at the edge node. In this paper, we consider a single mobile device equipped with a list of heavy off-loadable tasks. Our goal is to jointly optimize the offloading decision and the computing resource allocation to minimize the overall tasks processing time. The formulated optimization problem considers both the dedicated energy capacity and the processing deadlines. Therefore, as the obtained problem is NP-hard and we proposed a simulated annealing-based heuristic solution scheme. In order to evaluate and compare our solution, we carried a set of simulation experiments. Finally, the obtained results in terms of total processing time are very encouraging. In addition, the proposed scheme generates the solution within acceptable and feasible timeframes.


Mobile edge computing Computation offloading Processing time Optimization Simulated annealing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed El Ghmary
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tarik Chanyour
    • 1
  • Youssef Hmimz
    • 1
  • Mohammed Ouçamah Cherkaoui Malki
    • 1
  1. 1.FSDM, LIIAN LaboSidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah UniversityFezMorocco

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