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Social-Aware device-To-device communication: A contribution for edge and fog computing?

H Flores, R Sharma, D Ferreira, C Luo, V Kostakos, S Tarkoma, P Hui, Y Li

Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct | Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) | Published : 2016


© 2016 ACM. The exploitation of the opportunistic infrastructure via Deviceto-Device (D2D) communication is a critical component towards the adoption of new paradigms such as edge and fog computing. While a lot of work has demonstrated the great potential of D2D communication, it is still unclear whether the benefits of the D2D approach can really be leveraged in practice. In this paper, we develop a software sensor, namely Detector, which senses the infrastructure in proximity of a mobile user. We analyze and evaluate D2D on the wild, i.e., not in simulations. We found that in a realistic environment, a mobile is always co-located in proximity to at least one other mobile device throughout ..

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Awarded by Academy of Finland

Awarded by European Commission

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank the anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments. This work is partially funded by the Academy of Finland (Grants 276786-AWARE, 285062-iCYCLE, 286386-CPDSS, 285459-iSCIENCE), and the European Commission (Grants PCIG11-GA-2012-322138 and 645706-GRAGE).