Architecture of Peer-to-Peer Systems.- Routing in Peer-to-Peer Networks.- Data-Centric Applications.- Load Balancing and Replication.- Security in Peer-to-Peer Networks.- Trust and Reputation.- P2P Programming Tools.- Systems and Applications.- Conclusions.
About the Author:
Quang Hieu Vu is currently a Research Fellow at Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore. He obtained his PhD degree from the Singapore-MIT Alliance in 2008. Before joining I2R, he was respectively a Research Fellow at National University of Singapore and Imperial College London. His research interests include peer-to-peer, information retrieval, and network security.
Mihai Lupu has been a post-doctoral research fellow with the Information Retrieval Facility in Vienna, Austria, since October 2008. He has recently received his PhD degree from the Singapore-MIT Alliance at the National University of Singapore, where he has worked mostly on Information Retrieval on Peer-to-Peer Networks. His research interests include information retrieval and management, peer-to-peer and ad-hoc networks.
Beng Chin Ooi is Professor of Computer Science at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He obtained his PhD from Monash University, Australia, in 1989. He has served as a PC member for international conferences including ACM SIGMOD, VLDB, IEEE ICDE, WWW, SIGKDD and is the recipient of ACM SIGMOD 2009 Contributions award and an IEEE fellow. His research interests include database performance issues, indexing techniques, multimedia and spatio-temporal databases, P2P systems and advanced applications, and data intensive scalable computing.