Jean-Philippe Martin,

Microsoft Research



When there is no central administrator to control the actions of
nodes in a distributed system, users may deviate for personal
gain. How, then, can we design protocols that give any useful

In this talk I present research done at the University of Texas at
Austin. I show how the BAR model accurately describes these
environments and, through an example, show how to apply this model
to build protocols that provide guarantees despite rational and
Byzantine nodes.


Date: 2007-Mar-26     Time: 09:30:00     Room: Room 918 (Auditório Alfa, INESC-ID, Rua Alves Redol)

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