Faithful Edge Federated Learning: Scalability and Privacy

  title={Faithful Edge Federated Learning: Scalability and Privacy},
  author={Meng Zhang and Ermin Wei and Randall A. Berry},
  journal={IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications},
Federated learning enables machine learning algorithms to be trained over decentralized edge devices without requiring the exchange of local datasets. Successfully deploying federated learning requires ensuring that agents (e.g., mobile devices) faithfully execute the intended algorithm, which has been largely overlooked in the literature. In this study, we first use risk bounds to analyze how the key feature of federated learning, unbalanced and non-i.i.d. data, affects agents’ incentives to… 

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