Uncheatable grid computing

Wenliang Du, Jing Jia, Manish Mangal, Mummoorthy Murugesan

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Abstract

Grid computing is a type of distributed computing that has shown promising applications in many fields. A great concern in grid computing is the cheating problem described in the following: a participant is given D = {x 1,...,xn}, it needs to compute f(x) for all x ∈ D and return the results of interest to the supervisor. How does the supervisor efficiently ensure that the participant has computed f(x) for all the inputs in D, rather than a subset of it? If participants get paid for conducting the task, there are incentives for cheating. In this paper, we propose a novel scheme to achieve the uncheatable grid computing. Our scheme uses a sampling technique and the Merkle-tree based commitment technique to achieve efficient and viable uncheatable grid computing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages4-11
Number of pages8
DOIs
StatePublished - 2004
EventProceedings - 24th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems - Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
Duration: Mar 24 2004Mar 26 2004

Other

OtherProceedings - 24th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems
CountryJapan
CityHachioji, Tokyo
Period3/24/043/26/04

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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