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Efficient person search mechanism in peer-to-peer networks

Authors Chan, Gary Shueng Han
Lei, Vanessa Meng I.
Fan, Patrick Chun Sing
Kwok, Marvin Yuk Kit
Lau, Reeve Kit Wah
Lee, Ivan Ka Wai
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.
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Language English
Format Patent
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