Towards Reliable Computation Offloading in Mobile Ad-Hoc Clouds Using Blockchain

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Rasool, S, Iqbal, M, Dagiuklas, T, Ul Qayyum, Z and Noor Mian, A (2018). Towards Reliable Computation Offloading in Mobile Ad-Hoc Clouds Using Blockchain. in: Sucasas, V, Mantas, G and Althunibat, S (ed.) Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 263) Springer International Publishing. pp. 180-188
AuthorsRasool, S, Iqbal, M, Dagiuklas, T, Ul Qayyum, Z and Noor Mian, A
EditorsSucasas, V, Mantas, G and Althunibat, S
Abstract

Mobile Ad-hoc Cloud (MAC) refers to the computation offloading of a mobile device among the multiple co-located mobile devices. However, it is difficult to convince the randomly participating mobile devices to offer their resources for performing the computation offloading of other mobile devices. These devices can be convinced for resource sharing by limiting the compute shedding of a device nearly equal to the computation that same device has already performed for other mobile devices. However, this cannot be achieved without establishing the trust among the randomly co-located mobile devices.
Blockchain has been already proven for the trust-establishment between multiple independent stakeholders. However, to the best of our knowledge, no one has used blockchain for reliable computation offloading among the independently operating co-located mobile devices of MAC. In this position paper, we proposed the mapping of blockchain concepts for the realization of reliable computation offloading in MAC. We have also identified the future research directions that can be focused for improving the proposed integration of blockchain and MAC.

Page range180-188
Year2018
Book titleLecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 263)
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Edition1
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Print30 Dec 2018
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Deposited01 Apr 2019
Accepted09 Sep 2018
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1007/978-3-030-05195-2_18
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