Kernel Monitor of Transport Layer Developed for Android Working on Mobile Phone Terminals
In recent years, with the rapid growth of smart phone market, Android is drawing an attention as software platform of embedded system, used as a personal digital assistance developed by Google. While Android is taken notice for its flexible development of application software and expansion of the system, the authors are interested in optimization and performance evaluation of network computing ability of Android. Because an embedded system like Android has architecture different from that of general-purpose PC, and due to the poor function of I/O interface, it is difficult to grasp what happens inside the embedded system precisely. Therefore, it is interesting to analyze the communication behavior of Android.