HW1 Q1 [Izal04a]

HW1 Q1 [Izal04a] - w e What methodology(or methodologies...

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Sheet1 Page 1 b) What is the key, title, and authors of the paper? Key: [Izal04a] Title: Dissecting BitTorrent: Five Months in a Torrent's Lifetime Authors: M.Izal, G. Urvoy-Keller, E.W. Biersack, P.A. Felber, A. Al Hamra and L. Garces-Erice c) What is the key ideas or claims of the paper (1-2 sentences)? The paper claims BitTorrent, a peer-to-peer based replication system, is an inexpensive alternative to the classical server-bas e d) What is the novel about the paper (1 sentence, note that this may be different than your answer to (a))? It is one of the first papers to assess the performance of BitTorrent's policy/algorithms and illustrate through the data gathered
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Unformatted text preview: w e) What methodology (or methodologies) does the paper use (1-2 sentences)? The paper analyzes BitTorrent's peformance by looking at its Tracker Log and Client Log over a 5 month period for a particula r f) What is one way the paper could best be improved (1-3 sentences)? The entire analysis was done over a particular file (1.77 GB Linux Redhat 9 distribution). The paper could have been improve d g) Do you consider this paper important or not, and why (1-2 sentences)? This paper is important because it analyzes the per f o...
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