A Blockchain Based Incentive Mechanism for Crowd Sensing Network

  • Zainib Noshad
  • Atia Javaid
  • Maheen Zahid
  • Ishtiaq Ali
  • Raja Jalees ul Hussen Khan
  • Nadeem JavaidEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 96)


Crowd Sensing Network (CSN) uses sensor embedded mobile phones for the collection of data for some specific task which can effectively save cost and time. The quality of collected data depends on the participation level from all entities of CSN, i.e., service provider, service consumers and data collectors. In comparison with the centralized traditional incentive mechanisms devised for CSN, we have proposed a decentralized system model where incentives are used to stimulate the involvement among data collectors and motivate the participants to join the network. Moreover, the issue of privacy leakage is tackled by using AES128 technique. Furthermore, the system is evaluated through analyzing the gas consumption of all the smart contracts, whereas, the encryption technique is validated through comparing the execution time with base paper methods.


Crowd Sensing Network Blockchain Encryption Service consumer Gas consumption 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zainib Noshad
    • 1
  • Atia Javaid
    • 1
  • Maheen Zahid
    • 1
  • Ishtiaq Ali
    • 1
  • Raja Jalees ul Hussen Khan
    • 1
  • Nadeem Javaid
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.COMSATS University IslamabadIslamabadPakistan

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