Incentivizing Opportunistic Data Collection for Time-Sensitive IoT Applications
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2021 18th IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking, SECON 2021, Annual IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks workshops, Volume 2021-July
AbstractUrban environments are the most prevalent application scenario for the Internet of Things (IoT). In this context, effective data collection and forwarding to a cloud (or edge) server are particularly important. This work leverages opportunistic data collection based on the mobile crowd sourcing (MCS) paradigm for time-sensitive IoT applications. Specifically, it introduces an incentive mechanism for the crowd to collect data that are valuable to data consumers in terms of regions of interest and time constraints. The proposed approach successfully incorporates the willingness of the crowd to participate in the data collection as part of the related incentives. It also ensures collection of valuable data via selective user incentivization. Accordingly, a weighted social welfare maximization problem is defined for users to decide which sensors to visit subject to deadline constraints. Following the NP-hardness of the problem, an online heuristic algorithm is proposed for sensors to dynamically incentivize mobile users with a low message and time complexity. The proposed solution is shown to be effective for time-sensitive quality data collection through extensive simulations on realistic mobility traces. It significantly increases the overall social welfare as well as the amount of collected data compared to other approaches.
Funding Information: ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was partially supported by: the Academy of Finland under grants 299222, 319710, and 326346; and the US National Science Foundation under grant CNS-1751075. Publisher Copyright: © 2021 IEEE.
data utility, Incentives, IoT, mobile crowd sourcing, opportunistic data collection
Kortoçi , P , Mehrabi , A , Joe-Wong , C & Di Francesco , M 2021 , Incentivizing Opportunistic Data Collection for Time-Sensitive IoT Applications . in 2021 18th IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking, SECON 2021 . , 9491593 , Annual IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks workshops , vol. 2021-July , IEEE , IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking , Virtual, Online , 06/07/2021 . https://doi.org/10.1109/SECON52354.2021.9491593