Friday, September 26, 2008

Related work: Market Contact Protocol

An interesting Master's thesis called "Content Sharing for Mobile Devices" has an extremely comprehensive and complete look at the problem of finding and sharing content with other local mobile devices.

The thesis has excellent documentation comparing DHTs, overlay networks and other related work in this field.

The simulation and datasets in the thesis are also very comprehensive, and may be helpful if we ever do a simulation ourselves in this field.

The implementation itself, a protocol called "Market Contact Protocol" - at first glance - seems very similar to what we are doing with the BonAHA project, and related work such as LightPeers.

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