This work is partially supported by the National Science Foundation under a CNS Grant, an ITR grant, a Research Infrastructure grant, and a DoE SciDAC grant, an IBM SUR grant, an IBM faculty award, and an HP equipment grant. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommend ations expressed in the materials published on this web site are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or DoE.

Faculty: Ling Liu
Brian Cooper

Graduate students: Bugra Gedik
Todd Miller
SungKeun Park
Lakshmish Ramaswamy
Aameek Singh
Mudhakar Sirivatsa
Li Xiong
Jianjun Zhang


PeerCQ: Peer-to-Peer Information Monitoring

PeerTrust (TrustMe): Trusted Computing in Peer-to-Peer Systems

HyperBee/Apoidea: Peer-to-Peer Web Crawling and Search


Jianjun Zhang, Ling Liu, Calton Pu, and Mustafa Ammar. Reliable Peer-to-peer End System Multicasting through Replication. The 4th International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P 2004).

Li Xiong and Ling Liu. PeerTrust: Supporting Reputation-Based Trust for Peer-to-Peer Electronic Communities. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol.16, No. 7 (July 2004). Special iss ue on Peer to Peer Based Data Management.

Li Xiong and Ling Liu. Reputation and Trust in Mobile Commerce. A chapter in Advances in Security and Payment Methods for Mobile Commerce, Idea Group, Inc.

Mudhakar Srivatsa, Bugra Gedik and Ling Liu. Improving P2P Search With Multi-Tier Connection-Aware Overlay Topologies. The 10th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2004).

Aameek Singh and Ling Liu. TrustMe: Anonymous Management of Trust Relationships in Decentralized P2P networks. The 3rd International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing. (P2P 2003)

Aameek Singh, Mudhakar Srivatsa, Ling Liu and Todd Miller. Apoidea: A Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Architecture for Crawling the World Wide Web. SIGIR Workshop on Distributed Information Retreival, 26th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference. (SIGIR 2003)

Bugra Gedik and Ling Liu. PeerCQ: A Decentralized and Self-Configuring Peer-to-Peer Information Monitoring System. The 23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems. (ICDCS 2003)

Bugra Gedik and Ling Liu. Building Reliable Peer-to-Peer Information Monitoring Service through Replication. The 22nd Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems. (SRDS 2003)

Lakshmish Ramaswamy and Ling Liu. FreeRiding: A New Challenge for Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Systems. Proceedings of the 2003 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (P2P Track). (HICSS 2003)

Lakshmish Ramaswamy, Bugra Gedik and Ling Liu. Connectivity Based Node Clustering in Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Networks. The 3rd International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing. (P2P 2003)

Li Xiong and Ling Liu. A Reputation-Based Trust Model for Peer-to-Peer eCommerce Communities. The IEEE Conference on E-Commerce. (CEC 2003)

Li Xiong and Ling Liu. Building Trust in Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Electronic Communities. The 5th International Conference on Electronic Commerce Research. (ICECR 2002)