ICARUS: HybrId inCentive mechAnism for coopeRation stimUlation in ad hoc networkS

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dc.contributor.author Charilas, DE en
dc.contributor.author Georgilakis, KD en
dc.contributor.author Panagopoulos, AD en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T02:09:19Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T02:09:19Z
dc.date.issued 2012 en
dc.identifier.issn 15708705 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/29806
dc.subject Credits en
dc.subject Forwarding en
dc.subject Game theory en
dc.subject Incentive mechanisms en
dc.subject Node reputation en
dc.subject Payoff en
dc.subject.other Credits en
dc.subject.other Forwarding en
dc.subject.other Incentive mechanism en
dc.subject.other Node reputation en
dc.subject.other Payoff en
dc.subject.other Game theory en
dc.subject.other Mobile ad hoc networks en
dc.subject.other Quality of service en
dc.subject.other Telecommunication networks en
dc.title ICARUS: HybrId inCentive mechAnism for coopeRation stimUlation in ad hoc networkS en
heal.type journalArticle en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1016/j.adhoc.2011.12.010 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.adhoc.2011.12.010 en
heal.publicationDate 2012 en
heal.abstract Mobile ad hoc networks rely on the cooperation of nodes for routing and forwarding. However, individual nodes may not always be willing to cooperate. In order thus to stimulate cooperation in ad hoc networks, several incentive mechanisms have been developed. In this paper we propose a new hybrid incentive mechanism, called ICARUS, which is an extension of DARWIN, a well-known reputation-based mechanism, combining advantages of both reputation-based and credit-based mechanisms. The objective of ICARUS is to detect and punish selfish nodes efficiently and at the same time motivate nodes to cooperate by rewarding the packet forwarding. Furthermore, ICARUS ensures fairness for distant nodes and prevents selfish nodes from corrupting the system using false information. The proposed scheme's performance is tested through extended series of simulations and is compared with DARWIN. We show that ICARUS detects and isolates selfish nodes much faster, while at the same time improves the Quality of Service (QoS) received by non-selfish nodes, including distant ones. © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. en
heal.journalName Ad Hoc Networks en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.adhoc.2011.12.010 en
dc.identifier.volume 10 en
dc.identifier.issue 6 en
dc.identifier.spage 976 en
dc.identifier.epage 989 en

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