Modular Performance Modelling for Mobile Applications

Niaz Arijo, Reiko Heckel, Mirco Tribastone, Stephen Gilmore

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Abstract

We propose a model-based approach to analysing the performance of mobile applications where physical mobility and state changes are modelled by graph transformations from which a model in the Performance Evaluation Process Algebra (PEPA) is derived. To fight scalability problems with state space generation we adopt a modular solution where the graph transformation system is decomposed into views, for which labelled transition systems (LTS) are generated separately and later synchronised in PEPA. We demonstrate that the result of this modular analysis is equivalent to that of the monolithic approach and evaluate practicality and scalability by means of a case study.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2Nd ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering
Place of PublicationNew York, NY, USA
PublisherACM
Pages329-334
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)978-1-4503-0519-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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