February 24th

Morning Session

    9:00-10:30 Security and incentives
  Session chair: Miguel Castro
    A Self-Repairing Peer-to-Peer System Resilient to Dynamic Adversarial Churn
    Fabian Kuhn (ETH Zurich), Stefan Schmid (ETH Zurich), Roger Wattenhofer (ETH Zurich)




A First Look at Peer-to-Peer Worms: Threats and Defenses


Lidong Zhou (Microsoft Research Silicon Valley), Lintao Zhang (Microsoft Research Silicon Valley), Frank McSherry (Microsoft Research Silicon Valley), Nicole Immorlica (MIT), Manuel Costa (Microsoft Research Cambridge/University of Cambridge), Steve Chien (Microsoft Research Silicon Valley)    

Kill the Messenger: A Taxonomy of Rational Attacks

Seth Nielson (Rice University), Scott Crosby (Rice University), Dan Wallach (Rice University) 



    11:00-12:30 Search
      Session chair: Zheng Zhang

Brushwood: Distributed Trees in Peer-to-Peer Systems


Chi Zhang (Princeton Univ), Arvind Krishnamurthy (Yale University), Randolph Y. Wang (Princeton University)

Metadata Searching and Content Sharing with Chord
Austin Clements (MIT CSAIL), Dan Ports (MIT CSAIL), David Karger (MITCSAIL) 

OverCite: A Cooperative Digital Research Library


Jeremy Stribling (MIT CSAIL), Isaac Councill (Pennsylvania State University), Jinyang Li (MIT CSAIL), M. Frans Kaashoek (MIT CSAIL), David R. Karger (MIT CSAIL), Robert Morris (MIT CSAIL), Scott Shenker (UC Berkeley and ICSI)




Included with Registration Fee

      Afternoon Session  

Miscellaneous 1

      Session chair: Lidong Zhou

Profiling Wide-Area Networks Using Peer Cooperation


Venkat Padmanabhan (Microsoft Research, Redmond), Sriram Ramabhadran (UCSD), Jitendra Padhye (Microsoft Research)


A Statistical Theory of Chord under Churn


Supriya Krishnamurthy (Swedish Institute of Computer Science), Sameh El-Ansary (Swedish Institute of Computer Science), Erik Aurell (Swedish Institute of Computer Science and KTH-Royal Institute of Technology) and Seif Haridi (Swedish Institute of Computer Science and KTH-Royal Institute of Technology)


Peering Peer-to-Peer Providers 


Hari Balakrishnan (MIT CSAIL), Scott Shenker (UC Berkeley and ICSI), Michael Walfish (MIT CSAIL)



    16:00 - 17:30   Multicast
      Session chair: Dahlia Malkhi

The Impact of Heterogeneous Bandwidth Constraints on DHT-Based Multicast Protocols


Ashwin Bharambe (Carnegie Mellon University), Sanjay Rao (Carnegie Mellon University), Venkat Padmanabhan (Microsoft Research, Redmond), Srinivasan Seshan (Carnegie Mellon University), Hui Zhang (Carnegie Mellon University)


Chainsaw: Eliminating Trees from Overlay Multicast


Vinay Pai (Stony Brook University), Karthik Tamilmani (Stony Brook University), Vinay Sambamurthy (Stony Brook University), Kapil Kumar (Stony Brook University), Alexander Mohr (Stony Brook University)


Sharing Web micronews with peer-to-peer event notification


Dan Sandler (Rice University), Alan Mislove (Rice University), Ansley Post (Rice University), Peter Druschel (Rice University)




Included with Registration Fee


Cocktails served starting at 18:00

      February 25th Morning Session

Overlay algorithms

      Session chair: Robbert VanRenesse

Hybrid Overlay Structure Based on Random Walk


Tian Ruixiong (Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University), Li Bo (Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Zhang Qian (Microsoft Research, Asia), LiXing (Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University), Xiong Yongqiang (Microsoft Research, Asia), Ben Y. Zhao (UC Santa Barbara)


Quickly routing searches without having to move content 

Brian Cooper (College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology)


Practical Locality-Awareness for Large Scale Information Sharing


Ittai Abraham (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Ankur Badola (IIT Bombay), Danny Bickson (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Dalia Malkhi (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Microsoft Research Silicon Valley), Sharad Mallo (IIT Bombay), Saar Ron (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)



    11:00-12:30 Empirical studies
      Session chair: Ben Zhao

An Empirical Study of Free-Riding Behavior in the Maze P2P File-Sharing System


Mao Yang (Beijing University), Zheng Zhang (Microsoft Research Asia), Xiaoming Li (Beijing University), Yafei Dai (Beijing University)


Clustering in P2P exchanges and consequences on performances

Stevens le Blond (LIAFA), Jean-Loup Guillaume (LIAFA), Matthieu Latapy (LIAFA)


The Bittorrent P2P File-sharing System: Measurements and Analysis


Johan Pouwelse (Delft University of Technology), Pawel Garbacki (Delft University of Technology), Dick Epema (Delft University of Technology), Henk Sips (Delft University of Technology)




Included with Registration Fee

      Afternoon Session  

Miscellaneous 2

      Session chair: Emin Gun Sirer

Dynamic Load Balancing in Distributed Hash Tables


Marcin Bienkowski (University of Paderborn), Miroslaw Korzeniowski (University of Paderborn), Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide (University of Paderborn)


High Availability in DHTs: Erasure Coding vs. Replication

Rodrigo Rodrigues (MIT), Barbara Liskov (MIT)


Conservation vs. Consensus in Peer-to-Peer Preservation Systems


Prashanth Bungale (Harvard University), Geoffrey Goodell (Harvard University), Mema Roussopoulos (Harvard University)  



    16:00-17:30 Exploiting network locality
      Session chair: Peter Druschel

Locality Prediction for Oblivious Clients

Kevin Shanahan (NYU), Michael J. Freedman (NYU)


Impact of Neighbor Selection on Performance and Resilience of Structured P2P Networks


Byung-Gon Chun (U. C. Berkeley), John Kubiatowicz (U. C. Berkeley), Ben Y. Zhao (UC Santa Barbara)


Evaluating DHT-Based Service Placement for Stream-Based Overlays


Peter Pietzuch (Harvard University), Jeffrey Shneidman (Harvard University), Jonathan Ledlie (Harvard University), Matt Welsh (Harvard University), Margo Seltzer (Harvard University), Mema Roussopoulos (Harvard University)

Proceedings now available online from Springer

Peer-to-Peer Systems IV
4th International Workshop, IPTPS 2005, Ithaca, NY, USA, February 24-25, 2005, Revised Selected Papers
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3640
Castro, Miguel; van Renesse, Robbert (Eds.)
2005, XI, 288 p., Softcover
ISBN: 3-540-29068-0
Online version available