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Information Retrieval Techniques for Peer-to-Peer Networks
July/August 2004 (vol. 6 no. 4)
pp. 20-26
Demetrios Zeinalipour-Yazti, University of California, Riverside
Vana Kalogeraki, University of California, Riverside
Dimitrios Gunopulos, University of California, Riverside
Peer-to-peer (P2P) systems are application-layer networks that let networked hosts share resources in a distributed environment. An important attribute of P2P networks is the ability to efficiently search the contents of other peers. In this article, the authors survey existing search techniques for information retrieval (IR) in P2P networks, including recent techniques that they propose. They also present a realistic experimental evaluation and comparison of these techniques, using a distributed middleware infrastructure they designed and implemented.
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Dermi, peer-to-peer, P2P, information retrieval, search techniques
Demetrios Zeinalipour-Yazti, Vana Kalogeraki, Dimitrios Gunopulos, "Information Retrieval Techniques for Peer-to-Peer Networks," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 20-26, July-Aug. 2004, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2004.12
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