Virtual P2P Tracker for Full-Distributed P2P Applications

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Authors Ilkyun Park  , Byoung-Tak Lee 
Last updated 2009-10-19
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This document describes the virtual P2P tracker mechanism for ALTO clients that are embedded in P2P clients, not P2P tracker. An ALTO server does significant role that is collecting ISP's network information, and responding ALTO clients' queries of ALTO guidance. With this mechanism, ALTO server or P2P clients can reduce the load for selection of the list of optimized peers even if any P2P tracker isn't included in the P2P application.


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