Workshop on Economics of Peer-to-Peer Systems

Workshop Program

Out of 60 submissions, the program committee accepted the following 22 papers.

Thursday June 5

8:45 Welcome

9:00 Session 1 (Incentives)
Session Chair: Michael D. Smith, CMU

Strategyproof Computing: Systems Infrastructures for Self-Interested Parties
Chaki Ng, Harvard University
David Parkes, Harvard University
Margo Seltzer, Harvard University

Incentives for Cooperation in Peer-to-Peer Networks
Kevin Lai, UC Berkeley
Michal Feldman, UC Berkeley
Ion Stoica, UC Berkeley
John Chuang, UC Berkeley

To Share or Not to Share: An Analysis of Incentives to Contribute in Collaborative File Sharing Environments
Kavitha Ranganathan, University of Chicago
Matei Ripeanu, University of Chicago
Ankur Sarin, University of Chicago
Ian Foster, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory

10:30 Break

11:00 Session 2 (Reputation and Trust)
Session Chair: Rahul Telang, CMU

Reputation in P2P Anonymity Systems
Roger Dingledine, The Free Haven Project
Nick Mathewson, The Free Haven Project
Paul Syverson, Naval Research Lab

Trading in Trust, Tokens, and Stamps
Tim Moreton, Cambridge University
Andrew Twigg, Cambridge University

Balances of Power on eBay: Peers or Unequals?
Ben Gross, UC Berkeley
Alessandro Acquisti, UC Berkeley

12:30 Lunch

Invited speaker: Chrysanthos Dellarocas, MIT
Online Reputation Mechanisms: A Roadmap for Future Research
Summary report of the First Interdisciplinary Symposium on Online Reputation Mechanisms
Chrysanthos Dellarocas, MIT
Paul Resnick, University of Michigan

1:30 Session 3 (Intellectual Property)
Session Chair: Ramayya Krishnan, CMU

The Social Cost of Sharing
Hal Varian, UC Berkeley

Are Contributions to P2P Technical Forums Private or Public Goods? - An Empirical Investigation
Bin Gu, UT Austin
Sirkka Jarvenpaa, UT Austin

2:30 Break

3:00 Session 4 (Incentives, Priority and Pricing)
Session Chair: Hal Varian, UC Berkeley

Quantifying Disincentives in Peer-to-Peer Networks
Michal Feldman, UC Berkeley
Kevin Lai, UC Berkeley
John Chuang, UC Berkeley
Ion Stoica, UC Berkeley

Incentives Build Robustness in BitTorrent
Bram Cohen,

Priority Forwarding in Ad Hoc Networks with Self-Interested Parties
Barath Raghavan, UC San Diego
Alex Snoeren, UC San Diego

Pricing Networks with Selfish Routing
Richard Cole, NYU
Yevgeniy Dodis, NYU
Tim Roughgarden, Cornell University

5:00-6:00 Drinks

Friday June 6

8:30 Session 5 (Accounting and Rating)
Session Chair: Roger Dingledine, The Free Haven Project

The Design of A Distributed Rating Scheme for Peer-to-peer Systems
Debojyoti Dutta, University of Southern California
Ashish Goel, Stanford University
Ramesh Govindan, University of Southern California
Hui Zhang, University of Southern California

Differentiated Admission for Peer-to-Peer Systems: Incentivizing Peers to Contribute Their Resources
H. T. Kung, Harvard University
Chun-Hsin Wu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

KARMA : A Secure Economic Framework for P2P Resource Sharing
Vivek Vishnumurthy, Cornell University
Sangeeth Chandrakumar, Cornell University
Emin Gun Sirer, Cornell University

10:00 Break

10:30 Session 6 (Topology)
Session Chair: David Parkes, Harvard University

The Case for Service Provider Deployment of Super-Peers in Peer-to-Peer Networks
Sumeet Singh, UC San Diego
Sriram Ramabhadran, UC San Diego
Florin Baboescu, UC San Diego
Alex Snoeren, UC San Diego

Intelligent Club Management in Peer-to-Peer Networks
Atip Asvanund, CMU
Sarvesh Bagla, CMU
Munjal Kapadia, CMU
Ramayya Krishnan, CMU
Michael D. Smith, CMU
Rahul Telang, CMU

Strategyproof Mechanisms for Ad Hoc Network Formation
C. Jason Woodard, Harvard University
David Parkes, Harvard University

12:00 Lunch

Invited speaker: Ross Anderson, Cambridge University
Summary report "2nd Annual Workshop on Economics and Information Security" 

1:00 Session 7 (Novel Systems)
Session Chair: Roger Dingledine, The Free Haven Project

Economic Behavior of Peer-to-Peer Storage Networks
Andrew Fuqua, Rice University
Tsuen-Wan Johnny Ngan, Rice University
Dan Wallach, Rice University

Economic Measures to Resist Attacks on a Peer-to-Peer Network
David Rosenthal, Stanford University
Mema Roussopoulos, Stanford University
Petros Maniatis, Stanford University
Mary Baker, Stanford University

Addressing the Non-Cooperation Problem in Competitive P2P Systems
Sepandar Kamvar, Stanford University
Beverly Yang, Stanford University
Hector Garcia-Molina, Stanford University

Bootstrapping a Distributed Computational Economy with Peer-to-Peer Bartering
Brent Chun, Intel Research Berkeley
Yun Fu, Duke University
Amin Vahdat, Duke University

3:00 Workshop close

Demo [during session breaks]:

Peer-to-Peer Computing Transaction Middleware Services for the CalcP2P Applications using Information Resource Transaction Layer
Junseok Hwang et al., Syracuse University
Last updated on June 2, 2003