December, 2009 Archive

FairTorrent: Bringing Fairness to Peer-to-Peer Systems

Alex Sherman, Jason Nieh, Clifford Stein Proceedings of the 5th ACM Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT 2009), Rome, Italy, December 1-4, 2009, pp. 133-144. (One of the top 3 papers submitted, fast tracked to IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking) Abstract Peer-to-Peer file-sharing applications suffer from a fundamental problem of unfairness. Free-riders cause slower down load times for others …

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MediaPod: A Personalized Multimedia Desktop In Your Pocket

Shaya Potter, Ricardo Baratto, Oren Laadan, Leonard Kim, Jason Nieh Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2009), San Diego, CA, December 14-16, 2009, pp. 219-226 Abstract We present MediaPod, a portable system that al- lows mobile users to maintain the same persistent, personalized multimedia desktop environment on any available computer. Regardless of which computer is being …

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