Issue No.05 - May (2004 vol.37)
Atsushi Kara , University of Aizu
The meet-in-the-middle network provides a simple way to restore end-to-end connectivity between distant hosts located behind network address translators, and does so without reconfiguring the NAT devices that lie on the path between the hosts.
Atsushi Kara, "Private-to-Private Communications over the Internet", Computer, vol.37, no. 5, pp. 53-59, May 2004, doi:10.1109/MC.2004.1297242