Workshop on Economics of Peer-to-Peer Systems


The workshop opens with breakfast at 8.30am on Friday June 4th, and ends at 3:45pm on Saturday, June 5th.

Out of the 63 submissions, the PC selected the following 22 papers.

Friday June 4

8:30 Breakfast

8:50 Welcoming Comments

9:00 Session 1 - File and Computational Sharing
Session Chair: Emin Gun Sirer, Cornell University

Over-contribution in discretionary databases (Paper, Slides)
Mike Klaas

P2P's Impact on Recorded Music Sales (Paper)
Felix Oberholzer, Koleman Strumpf

CompuP2P: An Architecture for Sharing of Compute Power In Peer-to-Peer Networks With Selfish Nodes (Paper, Slides)
Rohit Gupta, Arun K. Somani

10:30 Break

11:00 Session 2 - Reputation and Trust
Session Chair: Roger Dingledine, Free Haven Project

A Game-Theoretic Framework for Analyzing Trust-Inference Protocols (Paper, Slides)
Ruggero Morselli, Jonathan Katz, Bobby Bhattacharjee

A Robust Reputation System for P2P and Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (Paper, Slides)
Sonja Buchegger, Jean-Yves Le Boudec

Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Peers` Performance in P2P Networks (Paper, Slides)
Zoran Despotovic, Karl Aberer

12:30 Lunch Session

Jean Camp* to speak on Third Annual Workshop on Economics and Information Security (WEIS'04)
*Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

1:30 Session 3 - Routing
Session Chair: Dan S. Wallach, Rice University

Hidden-Action in Multi-Hop Routing (Paper)
Michal Feldman, John Chuang

Designing Incentives for Peer-to-Peer Routing (Paper, Slides)
Alberto Blanc, Yi-Kai Liu, Amin Vahdat

Incentives-Compatible Peer-to-Peer Multicast (Paper, Slides)
Tsuen-Wan "Johnny" Ngan, Dan S. Wallach, Peter Druschel

3:00 Break

3:30 Session 4 - Game Theoretic Analysis
Session Chair: Simon Wilkie, Caltech

Keeping Peers Honest in EigenTrust (Paper, Slides)
Zoe Abrams, Robert McGrew, Serge Plotkin

Agent-based Modeling for Differentiated Admission in P2P systems Using Evolutionary Game Theory Focused on Ownership Reputation (Paper, Slides)
Junseok Hwang, Choong Hee Lee

Overcoming Incentive Constraints by Linking Decisions (Paper)
Matthew O. Jackson, Hugo F. Sonnenschein

5-6:00 Social Activities

Saturday June 5

8:30 Breakfast

9:00 Session 5 - Network Structures
Session Chair: David C. Parkes, Harvard University

Farsightedly Basic Networks (Paper)
Frank H. Page, Jr., Myrna H. Wooders, Samir Kamat

Search and the The Strategic Formation of Large Networks: When and Why do We See Power Laws and Small Worlds? (Paper)
Matthew O. Jackson, Brian W. Rogers

Middlemen in Peer-to-Peer Networks: Stability and Efficiency (Paper, Slides)
Robert P. Gilles, Subhadip Chakrabarti, Sudipta Sarangi, Narine Badasyan

10:30 Break

11:00 Session 6 - Pricing
Session Chair: Matthew Jackson, Caltech

An Asymptotically Optimal Scheme for P2P File Sharing (Paper, Slides)
Panayotis Antoniadis, Costas Courcoubetis, Richard Weber

Optimal Pricing Policy with Recommender Systems (Paper)
Dirk Bergemann, Deran Ozmen

Optimal Peer Selection in a Free-Market Peer-Resource Economy (Paper)
Micah Adler, Rakesh Kumar, Keith Ross, Dan Rubenstein, David Turner, David Yao

12:30 Lunch

1:30 Session 7 - Markets and Incentives
Session Chair: Mema Roussopoulos, Harvard University

SWIFT: A System With Incentives For Trading (Paper)
Karthik Tamilmani, Vinay Pai, Alexander E. Mohr

SPIES: Secret Protection Incentive-based Escrow System (Paper, Slides)
N. Boris Margolin, Matthew K. Wright, Brian N. Levine

An Incentive Mechanism for Message Relaying in Peer-to-Peer Discovery (Paper, Slides)
Cuihong Li, Bin Yu, Katia Sycara

Foundations of Information Aggregation Mechanisms (Paper)
Eiichiro Kazumori

3:30 Closing Remarks

3:45 Workshop Closes

Last updated on July 15, 2004