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Ant Agent Semantic Query Routing in Peer to Peer Networks

U.V. Arivazhagu, Dr.S. Srinivasan


Peer-to-peer is a decentralized model where each peer has equivalent abilities providing the data (or) services to other peers. Each peer manages its own data. In this paper we present a query routing to provide an effective and efficient querying in Peer-to Peer environment. We describe how the queries need to search the target file in a largest number of peers and searching of resources is limited by assigning cluster head among the peers. The ant agent searching technique is used for query routing and ranking methodology to select the peers to minimize the overhead of network, delay.


Ant Colony Optimization, Peer-to-Peer, Query Routing, Semantic Routing

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