Applications

  1. Kurose & Ross, Chapter 2, Problem P22.

  2. Kurose & Ross, Chapter 2, Problem P26.

  3. Kurose & Ross, Chapter 2, Problem P27.

  4. Kurose & Ross, Chapter 2, Problem P28.

  5. Read the article titled The Economics of Spam by Justin M. Rao and David H. Reiley, published in The Journal of Economic Perspectives in 2012. You can obtain this article for free if you are logged in on the BYU campus. Write a short (2-3 paragraph) summary of the article that explains its major points. Then write a paragraph explaining and justifying your preferred solution to the problem of spam.

  6. BitTorrent uses incentives to encourage users to share the portions of a file they have downloaded already. What problem could this cause for a user who starts out without any of the file? How could you solve this problem without removing incentives entirely? Would your solution make it easier for freeloaders to download the file without ever sharing anything?