Incentives for Combatting Freeriding on P2P Networks
Euro-Par, pp. 1273-1279, 2003.
We address the freerider problem on P2P networks. We first propose a specific participation metric, which we call a peer's EigenTrust score. We show that EigenTrust scores accurately capture several different participation criteria. We then propose an incentive scheme that may be used in conjunction with any numerical participation metric...More
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