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Efficient person search mechanism in peer-to-peer netwoks

Authors Gary Shueng Han Chan
Vanessa Meng I Lei
Patrick Chun Sing Fan
Marvin Yuk Kit Kwok
Reeve Kit Wah Lau
Ivan Ka Wai Lee
Issue Date 2011-11-08
Source US Patent, 8,055,788 B1, 2011
Summary An efficient person search method utilizing human communications characteristics such as close social network, userdependent hot list, and high skewness in access popularity. This method makes use of hot lists in the routing process and clusters people of the same community together in the search graph, thereof creating a 'small-world' effect to minimize the hop counts routing would have to go through in a Peer-to-Peer environment.
Language English
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