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Peer-to-Peer

A loan to a start-up or other new company from a source other than a financial institution. A lender often charges high interest in a P to P loan. This provides the borrower with financing needed to maintain operations until it becomes profitable. See also: Angel investor.
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These multiple connected nodes were acted as the peers and formed the peer to peer network.
2003 proposed the malicious node detection procedure in larger peer to peer networks based on Eigen trust.
The trust value of each node in larger peer to peer networks was based on the transaction factor where, each trust was based on trust metrics.
The mobile users locating in different areas construct a mobile peer to peer network, in which users are classified into different interest groups by their own information (i.e.
Compared with the wired network, in the mobile peer to peer network, the users' location are changed frequently, and the wireless connections are unstable, as well as the continuously joining and exiting behaviors of the users, so it is very complex to manage the interest groups.
The mobile users can construct into a mobile peer to peer network, and they can share the service content in the same interest group.