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Task-Oriented Communication for Multi-Device Cooperative Edge Inference

  title={Task-Oriented Communication for Multi-Device Cooperative Edge Inference},
  author={Jiawei Shao and Yuyi Mao and Jun Zhang},
  • Jiawei Shao, Yuyi Mao, Jun Zhang
  • Published 1 September 2021
  • Computer Science, Engineering
  • ArXiv
This paper investigates task-oriented communication for multi-device cooperative edge inference, where a group of distributed low-end edge devices transmit the extracted features of local samples to a powerful edge server for inference. While cooperative edge inference can overcome the limited sensing capability of a single device, it substantially increases the communication overhead and may incur excessive latency. To enable low-latency cooperative inference, we propose a learning-based… 

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