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    • Keywords

       

      Superpeer networks; percolation theory; statistical mechanics.

    • Abstract

       

      Users of the peer-to-peer system join and leave the network randomly, which makes the overlay network dynamic and unstable in nature. In this paper, we propose an analytical framework to assess the robustness of p2p networks in the face of user churn. We model the peer churn through degree-independent as well as degree-dependent node failure. Lately, superpeer networks are becoming the most widely used topology among the p2p networks. Therefore, we perform the stability analysis of superpeer networks as a case study. We validate the analytically derived results with the help of simulation.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Bivas Mitra1 Sujoy Ghose1 Niloy Ganguly1 Fernando Peruani2 3

      1. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721 302, India
      2. Max Plank Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Nöthnitzer Str. 38, 01187 Dresden, Germany
      3. ZIH, Technical University, Dresden, Zellescher Weg 12, 01069 Dresden, Germany
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