The Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Paradigm is a communication paradigm that tries to avoid any central entity in a network by useing efficiently the resources available at the end nodes of the network. The charakteristics of a Peer-to-Peer systems are:
Important as well:
P2P became famous with file sharing applications like Napster, Gnutella, eDonkey, KaZaA, BitTorrent, etc. However, the application domain of the P2P paradigm is not limited to file sharing, as the example of Skype proves. At KOM we are looking into new application scenarios beyond file sharing.
My research interest in the area of P2P is specially:
October 06, 2008 – Project Talk (internal)
Lecturer : Nicolas Liebau
Location: Limassol, Cyprus
Event: SmoothIT 3rd Plenary Meeting