Sustainable Incentives for Mobile Crowdsensing: Auctions, Lotteries, and Trust and Reputation Systems
Proper incentive mechanisms are critical for mobile crowdsensing systems to motivate people to actively and persistently participate. This article provides an exposition of design principles of six incentive mechanisms, drawing special attention to the sustainability issue. We cover three primary classes of incentive mechanisms: auctions, lotteries, and trust and reputation systems, as well as three other frameworks of promising potential: bargaining games, contract theory, and market- driven mechanisms.
T. T. Luo et al., "Sustainable Incentives for Mobile Crowdsensing: Auctions, Lotteries, and Trust and Reputation Systems," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 68-74, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Mar 2017.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/MCOM.2017.1600746CM
Keywords and Phrases
Commerce; Game theory; Bargaining game; Contract Theory; Design Principles; Incentive mechanism; Market driven; Sustainability issues; Trust and reputation systems; Distributed computer systems
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01 Mar 2017