Reliably Executing Tasks in the Presence of Malicious Processors

@inproceedings{Fernndez2005ReliablyET,
  title={Reliably Executing Tasks in the Presence of Malicious Processors},
  author={Antonio Fern{\'a}ndez and Chryssis Georgiou and Luis L{\'o}pez and Agust{\'i}n Santos},
  booktitle={DISC},
  year={2005}
}
In this work we consider a distributed system formed by a master processor and a collection of n processors (workers) that can execute tasks; worker processors are untrusted and might act maliciously. The master assigns tasks to workers to be executed. Each task returns a binary value, and we want the master to accept only correct values with high probability. Furthermore, we assume that the service provided by the workers is not free; for each task that a worker is assigned, the master is… CONTINUE READING
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