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2006 IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (2006)
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Apr. 10, 2006 to Apr. 12, 2006
ISBN: 1-4244-0198-4
pp: 88
null Wei Zhou , Sch. of Software, Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Building a multicast tree in an overlay network is the major problem in application layer multicast. In a selfish overlay network, the end hosts may not be cooperative. They are willing to maximize their own benefits instead of being loyal to the protocol or altruistically contributing to the benefits of the whole overlay network. In this paper, we design a strategyproof mechanism in building a truthful minimum cost multicast tree in the mesh-tree way, which could simplify the overlay construction and maintenance. We model the network in both simple and general cost model. We conduct simulation to study the relationship between utility of cheating node and other nodes.
mesh-tree, truthful application-layer multicast, selfish overlay network, strategyproof mechanism

n. Chi-Hung Chi, J. Liu, n. Ke Xu and n. Wei Zhou, "Truthful application-layer multicast in mesh-based selfish overlays," 2006 IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference(PCC), Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2006, pp. 88.
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