Agents and Peer-to-Peer Computing: Second International by Beng Chin Ooi, Wee Siong Ng, Kian-Lee Tan, AoYing Zhou

By Beng Chin Ooi, Wee Siong Ng, Kian-Lee Tan, AoYing Zhou (auth.), Gianluca Moro, Claudio Sartori, Munindar P. Singh (eds.)

Peer-to-peer (P2P) computing is at the moment attracting huge, immense public realization, spurred by means of the recognition of file-sharing platforms corresponding to Napster, Gnutella, Morpheus, Kaza, and several other others. In P2P structures, a truly huge variety of self sufficient computing nodes, the friends, depend on one another for companies. P2P networks are rising as a brand new disbursed computing paradigm as a result of their capability to harness the computing energy and the garage capability of the hosts composing the community, and since they detect a very open decentralized surroundings the place all people can take part autonomously. even though researchers engaged on dispensed computing, multiagent structures, databases, and networks were utilizing related options for a very long time, it is just lately that papers encouraged via the present P2P paradigm have begun showing in top of the range meetings and workshops. specifically, learn on agent structures seems to be such a lot suitable simply because multiagent structures have consistently been considered networks of independent friends when you consider that their inception. brokers, which are superimposed at the P2P structure, include the outline of job environments, decision-support features, social behaviors, belief and acceptance, and interplay protocols between friends. The emphasis on decentralization, autonomy, ease, and velocity of development that provides P2P its merits additionally ends up in major strength difficulties. so much favourite between those are coordination – the power of an agent to make judgements by itself activities within the context of actions of different brokers, and scalability – the price of the P2P structures in how good they self-organize that allows you to scale alongside numerous dimensions, together with complexity, heterogeneity of affiliates, robustness, site visitors redistribution, etc.

This booklet brings jointly an advent, 3 invited articles, and revised models of the papers offered on the moment overseas Workshop on brokers and Peer-to-Peer Computing, AP2PC 2003, held in Melbourne, Australia, July 2003.

Show description

Read Online or Download Agents and Peer-to-Peer Computing: Second International Workshop, AP2PC 2003, Melbourne, Australia, July 14, 2003, Revised and Invited Papers PDF

Similar organization and data processing books

Professional SQL Server 2000 Database Design

SQL Server 2000 is the newest and strongest model of Microsoft's information warehousing and relational database administration approach. specialist SQL Server 2000 Database layout presents an overview of the ideas that the fashion designer can hire to make potent use of the entire diversity of amenities that SQL Server 2000 deals.

Agents and Peer-to-Peer Computing: Second International Workshop, AP2PC 2003, Melbourne, Australia, July 14, 2003, Revised and Invited Papers

Peer-to-peer (P2P) computing is presently attracting huge, immense public consciousness, spurred by means of the recognition of file-sharing platforms corresponding to Napster, Gnutella, Morpheus, Kaza, and a number of other others. In P2P platforms, a truly huge variety of self sustaining computing nodes, the friends, depend upon one another for prone.

Computing in nonlinear media and automata collectives

The ebook offers an account of latest how one can layout vastly parallel computing units in complex mathematical versions (such as mobile automata and lattice swarms), and from unconventional fabrics, for instance chemical suggestions, bio-polymers and excitable media. the topic of this publication is computing in excitable and reaction-diffusion media.

Additional resources for Agents and Peer-to-Peer Computing: Second International Workshop, AP2PC 2003, Melbourne, Australia, July 14, 2003, Revised and Invited Papers

Example text

The value of each element indicates the strength of the agent’s interests in the corresponding file type. The files the agent wants to download are generated based on its interest vector. Every agent keeps two lists. One is the agent list that records all the other agents that the agent has interacted with and its trust values in these agents. The other is the file provider list that records the known file providers and the corresponding Bayesian networks representing the agent’s trusts in these file providers.

Edu Abstract. Prior to the access to decentralized resources like web services and shared files in peer-to-peer networks, the user needs to be provided with accurate information about these resources. While some of them can be specified impartially, other descriptions might be biased by individual preferences or subjective utility, for example quality ratings or content synopsizes. Unfortunately, such assessments of distributed resources usually either solely reflect the requirements, opinion and preferences of the resource providers or single users, or they consist of plain, often overgeneralized ratings obtained from voting-based recommender systems.

40 M. Nickles and G. Weiß RDF. This can basically be done by means of a replacement of the description parts of statements with lists of probabilistically annotated propositions. 6 agent=’User community 6’>False References 1. : Agent-based Recommender Systems and Information Filtering on the Internet. PhD thesis, Nagoya Institute of Technology (2000) 2. com. 3. J. Delgado, N. : Content-based collaborative information filtering: Actively learning to classify and recommend documents.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.80 of 5 – based on 38 votes