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BitHoc: A content sharing application for Wireless Ad hoc Networks

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BitHoc: A content sharing application for Wireless Ad hoc Networks
—As a result of the wide spread of new efficient mobile communication devices, users are more and more willing to find on these devices (PDAs, Smartphones, etc) applications similar to the ones they are using on their desktop computers. We go one step in this direction and propose in this demo a software we have designed and implemented to enable content sharing among spontaneous communities of mobile users using wireless multihop connections. Our contribution consists in designing, implementing and testing a trackerless BitTorrent like application adapted to wireless ad-hoc networks. The proposed architecture includes two principal components: a membership management service and a content sharing service. As classical tracker-based BitTorrent membership management and peer discovery are unfeasible in ad hoc networks, we design the membership management service as a distributed tracker overlay that connects peers involved in the same sharing session. Using the membership informatio...
Amir Krifa, Mohamed Karim Sbai, Chadi Barakat, Thi
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Type Conference
Year 2009
Where PERCOM
Authors Amir Krifa, Mohamed Karim Sbai, Chadi Barakat, Thierry Turletti
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