Peer-to-Peer Internet Telephony using SIP
- Peer-to-Peer Internet Telephony using SIP
- Singh, Kundan
Schulzrinne, Henning G.
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- Computer Science
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- Department of Computer Science, Columbia University
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- New York
- P2P systems inherently have high scalability, robustness and fault tolerance because there is no centralized server and the network self-organizes itself. This is achieved at the cost of higher latency for locating the resources of interest in the P2P overlay network. Internet telephony can be viewed as an application of P2P architecture where the participants form a self-organizing P2P overlay network to locate and communicate with other participants. We propose a pure P2P architecture for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-based IP telephony systems. Our P2P-SIP architecture supports basic user registration and call setup as well as advanced services such as offline message delivery, voice/video mails and multi-party conferencing. We also provide an overview of practical challenges for P2P-SIP such as firewall, Network Address Translator (NAT) traversal and security.
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- Kundan Singh, Henning G. Schulzrinne, 2004, Peer-to-Peer Internet Telephony using SIP, Columbia University Academic Commons, http://hdl.handle.net/10022/AC:P:29246.