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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2018 Vol.19 No.12 P.1546-1557


SIoTFog: Byzantine-resilient IoT fog networking

Author(s):  Jian-wen Xu, Kaoru Ota, Mian-xiong Dong, An-feng Liu, Qiang Li

Affiliation(s):  Department of Information and Electronic Engineering, Muroran Institute of Technology, Muroran 0508585, Japan; more

Corresponding email(s):   17096011@mmm.muroran-it.ac.jp, ota@mmm.muroran-it.ac.jp, mxdong@mmm.muroran-it.ac.jp, afengliu@mail.csu.edu.cn, li_qiang@jlu.edu.cn

Key Words:  Byzantine fault tolerance, Fog computing, Resource allocation, Internet of Things (IoT)

Jian-wen Xu, Kaoru Ota, Mian-xiong Dong, An-feng Liu, Qiang Li. SIoTFog: Byzantine-resilient IoT fog networking[J]. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2018, 19(12): 1546-1557.

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The current boom in the internet of Things (IoT) is changing daily life in many ways, from wearable devices to connected vehicles and smart cities. We used to regard fog computing as an extension of cloud computing, but it is now becoming an ideal solution to transmit and process large-scale geo-distributed big data. We propose a Byzantine fault-tolerant networking method and two resource allocation strategies for IoT fog computing. We aim to build a secure fog network, called “SIoTFog,” to tolerate the Byzantine faults and improve the efficiency of transmitting and processing IoT big data. We consider two cases, with a single Byzantine fault and with multiple faults, to compare the performances when facing different degrees of risk. We choose latency, number of forwarding hops in the transmission, and device use rates as the metrics. The simulation results show that our methods help achieve an efficient and reliable fog network.




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