Record number :
1733233
Title of article :
Performance modelling of anonymity protocols
Author/Authors :
Carlsson، نويسنده , , Niklas and Williamson، نويسنده , , Carey and Hirt، نويسنده , , Andreas and Jacobson Jr.، نويسنده , , Michael، نويسنده ,
Issue Information :
روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2012
Pages :
19
From page :
643
To page :
661
Abstract :
Anonymous network communication protocols provide privacy for Internet-based communication. In this paper, we focus on the performance and scalability of anonymity protocols. In particular, we develop performance models for two anonymity protocols from the prior literature (Buses and Taxis), as well as our own newly proposed protocol (Motorcycles). Using a combination of experimental implementation, simulation, and analysis, we show that: (1) the message latency of the Buses protocol is O ( N 2 ) , scaling quadratically with the number of participants; (2) the message latency of the Taxis protocol is O ( N ) , scaling linearly with the number of participants; (3) the message latency of the Motorcycles protocol is O ( log 2 N ) , scaling logarithmically with the number of participants. Motorcycles can provide scalable anonymous network communication, without compromising the strength of anonymity provided by Buses or Taxis.
Keywords :
Anonymous network communication , Protocol performance
Journal title :
Performance Evaluation
Serial Year :
2012
Link To Document :
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