A Global Contribution Approach to Maintain Fairness in P2P Networks

  title={A Global Contribution Approach to Maintain Fairness in P2P Networks},
  author={Hiroshi Nishida and Thinh P. Nguyen},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems},
For many P2P systems, implementing right incentives and policies to promote efficient and fair resource sharing is the key to improve the overall system performance. In this paper, we propose a points-based incentive mechanism named Global Contribution (GC) approach that efficiently and naturally maintains fairness in a P2P network. In this approach, a proposed GC algorithm first calculates a global score for each peer that accurately reflects its bandwidth contribution to the entire network… CONTINUE READING
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