Peer-to-Peer Network Games

Online network games are increasingly gaining importance each year and the computer game industry is a fast growing market with a large budget. For standard personal computers, computer games are the driving force behind the dramatic improvement in performance that is experienced by every new generation of hardware. In our research, we analyze the impact of online games upon network architectures, quality of service, and investigate the use of peer-to-peer systems and other decentralized approaches for scalable network games.
Besides scalability, cheating is another problem area which we also tackle in our research.