Urn models and peer-to-peer file sharing

Ilkka Norros, Hannu Reittu

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    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Abstract

    We consider an open network, with constant rate of incoming 'peers'. A peer can contact and communicate with any other peer in the system, corresponding to an Internet's overlay, where knowledge of peer's IP-address enables communication with it.
    In this system one peer, the 'seed', stays in the system and holds a file and wishes to distribute it to all its peers. One way of doing this, and suitable for large number of peers, is the idea of Bit-Torrent like systems: as soon as a peer receives the file, it becomes a seed itself.
    To enhance performance, the file is divided into small chunks that are spreaded in a similar fashion.
    Original languageEnglish
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible
    Event6th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks and Workshops, WIOPT 2008 - Berlin, Germany
    Duration: 1 Apr 20083 Apr 2008

    Conference

    Conference6th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks and Workshops, WIOPT 2008
    Abbreviated titleWIOPT 2008
    CountryGermany
    CityBerlin
    Period1/04/083/04/08

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