Task and Participant Scheduling of Trading Platforms in Vehicular Participatory Sensing Networks
AbstractThe vehicular participatory sensing network (VPSN) is now becoming more and more prevalent, and additionally has shown its great potential in various applications. A general VPSN consists of many tasks from task, publishers, trading platforms and a crowd of participants. Some literature treats publishers and the trading platform as a whole, which is impractical since they are two independent economic entities with respective purposes. For a trading platform in markets, its purpose is to maximize the profit by selecting tasks and recruiting participants who satisfy the requirements of accepted tasks, rather than to improve the quality of each task. This scheduling problem for a trading platform consists of two parts: which tasks should be selected and which participants to be recruited? In this paper, we investigate the scheduling problem in vehicular participatory sensing with the predictable mobility of each vehicle. A genetic-based trading scheduling algorithm (GTSA) is proposed to solve the scheduling problem. Experiments with a realistic dataset of taxi trajectories demonstrate that GTSA algorithm is efficient for trading platforms to gain considerable profit in VPSN. View Full-Text
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Shi, H.; Song, X.; Gu, M.; Sun, J. Task and Participant Scheduling of Trading Platforms in Vehicular Participatory Sensing Networks. Sensors 2016, 16, 2013.
Shi H, Song X, Gu M, Sun J. Task and Participant Scheduling of Trading Platforms in Vehicular Participatory Sensing Networks. Sensors. 2016; 16(12):2013.Chicago/Turabian Style
Shi, Heyuan; Song, Xiaoyu; Gu, Ming; Sun, Jiaguang. 2016. "Task and Participant Scheduling of Trading Platforms in Vehicular Participatory Sensing Networks." Sensors 16, no. 12: 2013.
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