Data transaction modeling in mobile networks: contract mechanism and performance analysis

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Title: Data transaction modeling in mobile networks: contract mechanism and performance analysis
Authors: Du, J
Gelenbe, E
Jiang, C
Zhang, H
Han, Z
Ren, Y
Item Type: Conference Paper
Abstract: We consider auction mechanism design and performance analysis for data transactions in mobile social networks. Existing mobile network plans can result in some users ending a monthly plan with excess data, while others may have to pay a costly fee to buy more data. Thus we suggest data auctions with a single seller, or a multiple-seller networked data auction, that operate in mobile social networks, to deal with the asymmetry between extra unused data resources and urgent data demands. Based on earlier work on the analysis of auctions, we design the data transaction mechanism, and summarise the analysis on state transmission, stationary probabilities of the system, and the expected income for data sellers. To improve the efficiency and performance of the system, socially- aware mobility models are also proposed. The proposed data auction mechanisms and friendship-based mobility model are then simulated as operating on Flickr, a real-world online social network database. Results show that the number of data bidders in different auctions can be balanced through the proposed mobility model, and also increase the income per unit time of sellers in the networked data auction.
Issue Date: 15-Jan-2018
Date of Acceptance: 5-Aug-2016
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/64206
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOM.2017.8255078
ISSN: 2334-0983
Publisher: IEEE
Journal / Book Title: GLOBECOM 2017 - 2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference
Copyright Statement: © 2016 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Conference Name: IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)
Keywords: Science & Technology
Technology
Engineering, Electrical & Electronic
Telecommunications
Engineering
ACCESS
GAME
Publication Status: Published
Start Date: 2017-12-04
Finish Date: 2017-12-08
Conference Place: Singapore, SINGAPORE
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Engineering
Electrical and Electronic Engineering



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