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Author Kesidis, George.
Title An introduction to models of online peer-to-peer social networking [electronic resource] / George Kesidis.
Publication Info. San Rafael, Calif. (1537 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901 USA) : Morgan & Claypool, c2011.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Synthesis lectures on communication networks ; # 8. 1935-4193
Note Part of: Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Series from website.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-109).
Contents Part I. Background -- 1. Networking overview -- The internet -- The client-server world-wide web (WWW) -- Adaptive and distributed caching -- Identity authentication -- Peer-to-peer (p2p) social applications online.
2. Graphs -- Basic graphical terms -- Social graph models and attributes -- Discussion: edge and vertex churn.
3. Games -- Set-up for non-cooperative games -- Symmetric altruism -- Games with collective outcomes -- Summary.
Part II. Peer-to-peer search -- 4. Search in structured networks -- Distributed hash tables (DHTs) -- A small worlds case -- Load balancing -- Discussion -- Forwarding with privacy.
5. Search in unstructured networks -- Single threaded search by random walk -- Popularity biased random walks -- Discussion.
Part III. Reputations and referrals -- 6. Transactions, reputations, and referrals -- Accrued reputations -- Referrals in distributed peer-to-peer systems -- Discussion.
7. False referrals -- Sybils -- Sybil-resistant one-step referrals -- Discussion.
8. Peer-to-peer file sharing -- Overview of BitTorrent -- File segmentation -- Discussion.
Part IV. Consensus -- 9. Consensus in dynamical belief systems -- Nearest neighbor averaging -- Convergence of consensus -- Gibbs invariant of a Markov random field.
10. Byzantine consensus -- The tree data structure -- Information gathering to determine input(v) -- Leaves-to-root majority voting -- Fundamental consensus performance result -- Discussion.
11. Epidemics -- Models of disease spread in living populations -- Epidemics spread by social engineering -- Online disease -- Summary: selecting potential victims.
Bibliography Bibliography-Author's biography.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Peer-to-peer architecture (Computer networks)
Online social networks -- Mathematical models.
Computer and communication networking
Social networking
Peer-to-peer networking
Reputations
Referrals
Consensus
Epidemics
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9781608450800 (electronic bk.)
1608450805 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 10.2200/S00313ED1V01Y201011CNT008 doi
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