Measuring and analyzing the characteristics of Napster and Gnutella hosts

@article{Saroiu2003MeasuringAA,
  title={Measuring and analyzing the characteristics of Napster and Gnutella hosts},
  author={Stefan Saroiu and Krishna P. Gummadi and Steven D. Gribble},
  journal={Multimedia Systems},
  year={2003},
  volume={9},
  pages={170-184}
}
Abstract.The popularity of peer-to-peer multimedia file sharing applications such as Gnutella and Napster has created a flurry of recent research activity into peer-to-peer architectures. We believe that the proper evaluation of a peer-to-peer system must take into account the characteristics of the peers that choose to participate in it. Surprisingly, however, few of the peer-to-peer architectures currently being developed are evaluated with respect to such considerations. In this paper, we… 
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