A Distributed Polling with Probabilistic Privacy

@article{Benkaouz2013ADP,
  title={A Distributed Polling with Probabilistic Privacy},
  author={Yahya Benkaouz and Rachid Guerraoui and Mohammed Erradi and Florian Huc},
  journal={2013 IEEE 32nd International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems},
  year={2013},
  pages={41-50}
}
In this paper, we present PDP, a distributed polling protocol that enables a set of participants to gather their opinion on a common interest without revealing their point of view. PDP does not rely on any centralized authority or on heavyweight cryptography. PDP is an overlay-based protocol where a subset of participants may use a simple sharing scheme to… CONTINUE READING