Tsinghua University Press Ltd. - B3A: Prompting cooperation among rational participants in P2P bulk file sharing environments

Author(s): Ming Chen ; Guangwen Yang ; Xuezheng Liu ; Weimin Zheng
Publisher: Tsinghua University Press Ltd.
Publication Date: 1 February 2006
Volume: 11
Page(s): 44 - 49
ISSN (Electronic): 1007-0214
DOI: 10.1016/S1007-0214(06)70153-5

Peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing systems assume that their users download files in proportion to their sharing. Unfortunately, users are unlikely to do so without an incentive mechanism. Previous... View More