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Edge Computing Resource Management and Pricing for Mobile Blockchain

@article{Xiong2017EdgeCR,
  title={Edge Computing Resource Management and Pricing for Mobile Blockchain},
  author={Zehui Xiong and Shaohan Feng and Dusit Tao Niyato and Ping Wang and Zhu Han},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1710.01567}
}
The mining process in blockchain requires solving a proof-of-work puzzle, which is resource expensive to implement in mobile devices due to the high computing power and energy needed. In this paper, we, for the first time, consider edge computing as an enabler for mobile blockchain. In particular, we study edge computing resource management and pricing to support mobile blockchain applications in which the mining process of miners can be offloaded to an edge computing service provider. We… 
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