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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/7261
Title: Probabilistic Broadcast
Authors: Hayden, Mark
Birman, Kenneth
Keywords: computer science
technical report
Issue Date: Sep-1996
Publisher: Cornell University
Citation: http://techreports.library.cornell.edu:8081/Dienst/UI/1.0/Display/cul.cs/TR96-1606
Abstract: We present a class of scalable and probabilisticly reliable communication protocols. The protocols are based on a probabilistic system model and thus their properties tend to be probabilistic in nature. The protocols are scalable in two senses. First, the message costs and latencies of the protocols grow slowly with the system size. Second, the reliability of the protocols, expressed in terms of the probability of a failed run of a protocol, approaches 0 exponentially fast as the number of processes is increased. This scalable reliability is achieved through a form of gossip protocol which is strongly self-stabilizing in a sense similar, although not identical to, the notion of self stabilizing systems proposed by Dijkstra.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/7261
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