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 presently attracting huge, immense public realization, spurred via the recognition of file-sharing structures comparable to Napster, Gnutella, Morpheus, Kaza, and several other others. In P2P platforms, a really huge variety of self sustaining computing nodes, the friends, depend on one another for providers. P2P networks are rising as a brand new disbursed computing paradigm due to their capability to harness the computing strength and the garage capability of the hosts composing the community, and since they discover a very open decentralized surroundings the place every body can take part autonomously. even supposing researchers engaged on dispensed computing, multiagent platforms, databases, and networks were utilizing comparable innovations for a very long time, it is just lately that papers influenced by way of the present P2P paradigm have begun showing in prime quality meetings and workshops. particularly, learn on agent structures seems to be so much proper simply because multiagent structures have regularly been considered networks of self sufficient friends on the grounds that their inception. brokers, which might be superimposed at the P2P structure, embrace the outline of activity environments, decision-support functions, 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 results in major capability difficulties. such a lot well known between those are coordination – the power of an agent to make judgements by itself activities within the context of actions of alternative brokers, and scalability – the price of the P2P platforms in how good they self-organize so one can scale alongside a number of dimensions, together with complexity, heterogeneity of comrades, robustness, site visitors redistribution, etc.
This publication brings jointly an creation, 3 invited articles, and revised types of the papers awarded on the moment overseas Workshop on brokers and Peer-to-Peer Computing, AP2PC 2003, held in Melbourne, Australia, July 2003.
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