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COLCOM
2007
IEEE
9 years 9 months ago
Message replication in unstructured peer-to-peer network
—Recently, unstructured peer-to-peer (P2P) applications have become extremely popular. Searching in these networks has been a hot research topic. Flooding-based searching, which ...
Osama Al-Haj Hassan, Lakshmish Ramaswamy
CISIM
2007
IEEE
9 years 9 months ago
A Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for Neighbor Selection in Peer-to-Peer Networks
Peer-to-peer (P2P) topology has significant influence on the performance, search efficiency and functionality, and scalability of the application. In this paper, we propose a P...
Shichang Sun, Ajith Abraham, Guiyong Zhang, Hongbo...
ISCC
2008
IEEE
9 years 9 months ago
A sybilproof distributed identity management for P2P networks
Structured P2P networks are vulnerable to the sybil attack. In this attack, a misbehaving person generates a huge number of node identifiers and possibly chooses some of them in ...
François Lesueur, Ludovic Mé, Val&ea...
IPPS
2008
IEEE
9 years 9 months ago
Random choices for churn resilient load balancing in peer-to-peer networks
Peer-to-peer (P2P) networks based on consistent hashing functions have an inherent load uneven distribution problem. Things are even worse in unstructured P2P systems. The objecti...
Song Fu, Cheng-Zhong Xu, Haiying Shen
ICYCS
2008
IEEE
9 years 9 months ago
Propagation Model of Active Worms in P2P Networks
P2P worms pose heavy threatens to P2P networks. P2P worms exploit common vulnerabilities in member hosts of a P2P network and spread topologically in the P2P network, a potentiall...
Chao-sheng Feng, Zhiguang Qin, Laurence Cuthbet, L...
ICDCS
2008
IEEE
9 years 9 months ago
On the Impact of Mobile Hosts in Peer-to-Peer Data Networks
Peer-to-peer (P2P) data networks dominate Internet traffic. In this work, we study the problems that arise when mobile hosts participate in P2P networks. We primarily focus on th...
Zhenyun Zhuang, Sandeep Kakumanu, Yeonsik Jeong, R...
ICC
2008
IEEE
133views Communications» more  ICC 2008»
9 years 9 months ago
A Dynamic Trust Management Scheme to Mitigate Malware Proliferation in P2P Networks
—The recent surge of peer-to-peer (P2P) networks consisting of thousands of of hosts makes them a breeding ground for malware proliferation. Although some existing studies have s...
Xuhua Ding, Wei Yu, Ying Pan
HICSS
2008
IEEE
147views Biometrics» more  HICSS 2008»
9 years 9 months ago
Can Peer-to-Peer Networks Facilitate Information Sharing in Collaborative Learning?
Many peer-to-peer (P2P) networks have been widely used for file sharing. A peer acts both as a content provider and a consumer, and is granted autonomy to decide what content, wit...
Fu-ren Lin, Sheng-cheng Lin, Ying-fen Wang
INFOCOM
2009
IEEE
9 years 9 months ago
Minimizing Average Finish Time in P2P Networks
—Peer-to-peer (P2P) file distribution is a scalable way to disseminate content to a wide audience. For a P2P network, one fundamental performance metric is the average time need...
G. Matthew Ezovski, Ao Tang, Lachlan L. H. Andrew
DSN
2009
IEEE
9 years 9 months ago
On the effectiveness of structural detection and defense against P2P-based botnets
Recently, peer-to-peer (P2P) networks have emerged as a covert communication platform for malicious programs known as bots. As popular distributed systems, they allow bots to comm...
Duc T. Ha, Guanhua Yan, Stephan Eidenbenz, Hung Q....
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