Big hype on small worlds. (was Re: Dijjer and Freenet (RE:
agthorr at cs.uoregon.edu
Mon Mar 20 22:09:43 UTC 2006
On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 02:00:50PM -0800, coderman wrote:
> i should distinguish between unstructured small worlds (what i've been
> calling small worlds) and highly structured overlay small worlds
> where's Zooko's p2p ontology page? :)
That's an important distinction. I'd suggest you say "unstructured"
instead of "small world" then, because the Chord, Pastry, and company
are more small-world-ish than unstructured overlays like Gnutella.
(specifically because they have a much higher clustering coefficient
Daniel Stutzbach Computer Science Ph.D Student
http://www.barsoom.org/~agthorr University of Oregon
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