Stir: Spontaneous Social Peer-to-Peer Streaming

Dealing with a high churn rate is very challenging in live peer-to-peer streaming. State-of-the-art studies try to mitigate the problem by exploiting peer dynamic models, analyzing traces from real world systems, or using enhanced coding techniques, e.g., network coding. Applications of social networking in peer-to-peer systems, especially on file sharing, have recently received research attention. In such systems, the establishment of connections among peers is based on social relationships among users, which are, however, not formed in the context of a peer-to-peer session but, e.g., imported from other social networks

Provided by: University of Oslo Topic: Networking Date Added: Mar 2011 Format: PDF

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