HW1 Q1[Byers98a]

HW1 Q1[Byers98a] - c f) What is the best way the paper...

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Sheet1 Page 1 b) What is the key, title, and authors of the paper? c) What are the key ideas or claims of the paper (state the idea and explain it brie?y in one - two sentences) Ans : The paper talks about approximating an ideal digital fountain concept for bulk data multicasting using erasure codes. Dig d) What is novel about the paper. Ans : It is a first paper to suggest and talk about approximating the digital fountain concept by using erasure codes like Reed- S e) What methodology (or methodologies) does the paper use (1-2 sentences)? Ans : The paper first states the concepts used in the coming up with the research topic. Then it explains the need for the new
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Unformatted text preview: c f) What is the best way the paper could best be improved (1-3 sentences)? g) Do you consider this paper important or not, and why (1-2 sentences)? Ans : Yes, this paper is important because it comes up with a new idea of efficient bulk data transferring which eliminates the n Ans: A Digital Fountain Approach to Reliable Distribution of Bulk Data h John W. Byers, Michael Luby, Michael Mitzenmacher , Ans: The paper does not mention testing of the approach in real-time scenarios involving sudden crashing of client during bro a...
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