Program

Sunday, February 25

  6:00 PM –  8:00 PM        Reception — at the bar of Manzana Rotisserie Grill
(sponsored by Microsoft Research)

Monday, February 26

8:30 AM –  9:00 AM     Breakfast
9:00 AM –  9:10 AM     Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:10 AM –  10:10 AM     Keynote Address: Q&A with Bram Cohen
Bram Cohen, Founder and CEO of BitTorrent, Inc.
(Interviewer: John Douceur)
10:10 AM –  10:40 AM     Break
10:40 AM –  12:00 PM     Session 1: Attacks and Defenses
(Chair: Roger Wattenhofer)

Towards Scalable and Robust Overlay Networks
Baruch Awerbuch (Johns Hopkins University); Christian Scheideler (Technische Universität München)

LIP: A Lifetime and Popularity Based Ranking Approach to Filter out Fake Files in P2P File Sharing Systems
Qinyuan Feng, Yafei Dai (Peking University)

Verme: Worm Containment in Peer-to-Peer Overlays
Filipe Freitas, Rodrigo Rodrigues, Carlos Ribeiro, Paulo Ferreira, Luís Rodrigues (INESC-ID / Instituto Superior Técnico and FCUL)

Free-riding in BitTorrent Networks with the Large View Exploit
Michael Sirivianos, Jong Han Park, Rex Chen, Xiaowei Yang (University of California, Irvine)

12:00 PM –  2:00 PM     Lunch (on your own; see restaurant guide)
2:00 PM –  3:00 PM     Session 2: Measurement Studies
(Chair: Rodrigo Rodrigues)

Actively Monitoring Peers in KAD
Moritz Steiner, Ernst W. Biersack, Taoufik Ennajjary (Institut Eurécom, Sophia-Antipolis)

Geographical Statistics and Characteristics of P2P Query Strings
Adam Shaked Gish (Skyrider, Inc.); Yuval Shavitt, Tomer Tankel (Tel-Aviv University)

Understanding the Dynamic of Peer-to-Peer Systems
Jing Tian, Yafei Dai (Peking University)

3:00 PM –  3:30 PM     Break
3:30 PM –  4:50 PM     Session 3: Facilities and Techniques for P2P Systems
(Chair: M. Frans Kaashoek)

Scaling Peer-to-Peer Games in Low-Bandwidth Environments
Jeffrey Pang (Carnegie Mellon University); Frank Uyeda (University of California, San Diego); Jacob R. Lorch (Microsoft Research)

HPTP: Relieving the Tension between ISPs and P2P
Guobin Shen (Microsoft Research Asia); Ye Wang (Microsoft Research Asia and Tsinghua University); Yongqiang Xiong (Microsoft Research Asia); Ben Y. Zhao (Univsity of California, Santa Barbara); Zhi-Li Zhang (University of Minnesota at Twin Cities)

Don't Give Up on Distributed File Systems
Jeremy Stribling, Emil Sit, M. Frans Kaashoek (MIT); Jinyang Li (New York University); Robert Morris (MIT)

Finding Content in File-Sharing Networks When You Can't Even Spell
Matei A. Zaharia (University of Waterloo); Amit Chandel, Stefan Saroiu (University of Toronto); Srinivasan Keshav (University of Waterloo)

Tuesday, February 27

8:30 AM –  9:00 AM     Breakfast
9:00 AM –  10:30 AM     Panel Discussion:  Persistent Identity in Peer-to-Peer systems — Anonymization vs. Accountability
Edward Bill, Forensic Examiner at FBI Seattle
Lance Cottrell, Founder and Chief Scientist of Anonymizer, Inc.
Roger Dingledine, Owner and Founder of Moria Research Labs
Daniel Simon, Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research
(Moderator: John Douceur)
10:30 AM –  11:00 AM     Break
11:00 AM –  12:00 PM     Session 4: Routing and Peer Selection
(Chair: Adriana Iamnitchi)

The Importance of History in a Media Delivery System
Richard J. Dunn, Steven D. Gribble, Henry M. Levy (University of Washington)

Improving the Throughput of Distributed Hash Tables Using Congestion-Aware Routing
Fabius Klemm, Jean-Yves Le Boudec, Dejan Kostíc, Karl Aberer (EPFL)

Wired Geometric Routing
Jonathan Ledlie, Michael Mitzenmacher, Margo Seltzer (Harvard University); Peter Pietzuch (Imperial College London)

12:00 PM –  2:00 PM     Lunch (on your own; see restaurant guide)
2:00 PM –  3:20 PM     Session 5: Protocol Modeling and Analysis
(Chair: Christian Scheideler)

Multilayer Gnutella — P2P Resource Sharing with an Efficient Flexible Multi-Keyword Search Facility
Sebnem Oeztunali, Steffen Rusitschka, Alan Southall (Siemens AG)

On the Role of Helpers in Peer-to-Peer File Download Systems: Design, Analysis and Simulation
Jiajun Wang, Chuohao Yeo, Vinod Prabhakaran, Kannan Ramchandran (University of California, Berkeley)

Evaluating DHT Implementations in Complex Environments by Network Emulator
Daishi Kato, Toshiyuki Kamiya (NEC)

Efficient Private Techniques for Verifying Social Proximity
Michael J. Freedman, Antonio Nicolosi (New York University and Stanford University)

3:20 PM –  3:50 PM     Break
3:50 PM –  4:50 PM     Session 6: VoIP and VoD
(Chair: Antony Rowstron)

A Measurement-based Study of the Skype Peer-to-Peer VoIP Performance
Haiyong Xie, Yang Richard Yang (Yale University)

A Measurement Study of a Peer-to-Peer Video-on-Demand System
Bin Cheng (Huazhong University of Science and Technology); Xuezheng Liu, Zheng Zhang (Microsoft Research Asia); Hai Jin (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)

Peer-Assisted VoD: Making Internet Video Distribution Cheap
Cheng Huang, Jin Li (Microsoft Research); Keith W. Ross (Polytechnic University)