DeepFloat: Resource-Efficient Dynamic Management of Vehicular Floating Content

Manzo, Gaetano; Otalora, Sebastian; Marsan, Marco Ajmone; Braun, Torsten; Nguyen, Hung; Rizzo, Gianluca (27 August 2019). DeepFloat: Resource-Efficient Dynamic Management of Vehicular Floating Content (In Press). In: ITC 31- Networked Systems and Services. Budapest, Hungary. 27-29 August 2019.

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Opportunistic communications are expected to playa crucial role in enabling context-aware vehicular services. Awidely investigated opportunistic communication paradigm forstoring a piece of content probabilistically in a geographicalarea is Floating Content (FC). A key issue in the practicaldeployment of FC is how to tune content replication and cachingin a way which achieves a target performance (in terms ofthe mean fraction of users possessing the content in a givenregion of space) while minimizing the use of bandwidth andhost memory. Fully distributed, distance-based approaches provehighly inefficient, and may not meet the performance target,while centralized, model-based approaches do not perform wellin realistic, inhomogeneous settings.In this work, we present a data-driven centralized approachto resource-efficient, QoS-aware dynamic management of FC.We propose a Deep Learning strategy, which employs a Con-volutional Neural Network (CNN) to capture the relationshipsbetween patterns of users mobility, of content diffusion andreplication, and FC performance in terms of resource utilizationand of content availability within a given area. Numericalevaluations show the effectiveness of our approach in derivingstrategies which efficiently modulate the FC operation in spaceand effectively adapt to mobility pattern changes over time.

Item Type:

Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)

Division/Institute:

08 Faculty of Science > Institute of Computer Science (INF) > Communication and Distributed Systems (CDS)
08 Faculty of Science > Institute of Computer Science (INF)

UniBE Contributor:

Braun, Torsten

Subjects:

000 Computer science, knowledge & systems
500 Science > 510 Mathematics

Language:

English

Submitter:

Eirini Kalogeiton

Date Deposited:

19 Jul 2019 16:35

Last Modified:

24 Oct 2019 16:59

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.131561

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/131561

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