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Guest Editorial: Introduction to the Special Section on Economics of Modern Networks

Jianwei Huang, Costas Courcoubetis, Mihaela Van Der Schaar, Biying Shou, Jean Walrand
2020 IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering  
The special section of "Economics of Modern Networks" focused on the state-of-art economic modeling and analysis results on networks.  ...  In "Incentive mechanism based cooperative spectrum sharing for OFDM cognitive IoT network," Lu et al. used contract theory to design the incentive mechanism in OFDM-based cognitive IoT network with incomplete  ...  The special section of "Economics of Modern Networks" focused on the state-of-art economic modeling and analysis results on networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnse.2020.2971754 fatcat:ol3ms57xfjggbbxykj5377udfi

Uloop: User-Centric Wireless Local Loop Project

Alessandro Bogliolo
2015 Zenodo  
EU IST FP7 ULOOP Project presentation in NetWare, 2011  ...  provide instruments to evaluate: the impact of user-provided networking on regulatory frameworks its socio-economic benefits the critical mass required to make it work the cooperation incentives required  ...  handovers Cooperation incentives Fully backward compatible to current networks User-Centric Wireless Local LOOP: Use Cases and Socio-Economic Aspects © 2010-2013 ULOOP Consortium  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.33047 fatcat:vrejtht26jco5ms3hsmprsufom

User-Centric Wireless Local Loop Framework, Uloop White Paper 01

Rute Sofia, Olivier Marce
2011 Zenodo  
This White Paper provides an initial perspective on the EU FP7 ULOOP (User-centric Wireless Local Loop) project framework [4], detailing the underlying notions and main aspects to be worked upon.  ...  It has as motivation to disseminate ULOOP concepts and to raise awareness towards user-centric wireless networks both concerning their potential from a technical, and from a business perspective.  ...  Trust Management and Cooperation Incentives In ULOOP trust management aspects relate to understanding how to build networks of trust on-thefly, based on reputation mechanisms able to identify end-user  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.33048 fatcat:c4z5pezt4fd3zpqi33oamanuou

Guest Editorial Game Theory for Networks, Part I

Luca Sanguinetti, Tansu Alpcan, Tamer Basar, Mehdi Bennis, Randall A. Berry, Jianwei Huang, Walid Saad
2017 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
The design of crowdsourcing incentive mechanisms has drawn numerous interests from the research community, and auctions are one of the commonly adopted types of mechanisms.  ...  in 2008, and the IEEE Communications Magazine feature topic on Communications Network Economics in 2012.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsac.2017.2683048 fatcat:b6s2ga3x3baedg36nd3kpzlpi4

Community Networks and Sustainability: a Survey of Perceptions, Practices, and Proposed Solutions [article]

Panagiota Micholia, Merkouris Karaliopoulos, Iordanis Koutsopoulos, Leandro Navarro, Roger Baig, Dimitris Boucas, Maria Michalis, Panayiotis Antoniadis
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Finally, we iterate and discuss theoretical concepts of incentive mechanisms that have been proposed in the literature for these networks as well as implemented tools and processes designed to set the  ...  Depending on the actual context of the term, these range all the way from mechanisms to fund their activities and synergistic approaches with commercial service providers, to organizational structures  ...  The authors acknowledge the support of the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 project netCommons (Contract number 688768, duration 2016-2018).  ... 
arXiv:1707.06898v1 fatcat:6iocpq3jofeuvmvemxgh7zxhyy

Community Networks and Sustainability: a Survey of Perceptions, Practices, and Proposed Solutions

Panagiota Micholia, Merkouris Karaliopoulos, Iordanis Koutsopoulos, Leandro Navarro, Roger Baig, Dimitris Boucas, Maria Michalis, Panayiotis Antoniadis
2018 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Index Terms-Community networks, sustainability, incentive mechanisms.  ...  We iterate on incentive mechanisms that have been proposed and theoretically analyzed in the literature for CNs as well as tools and processes that have been actually implemented in them.  ...  An incentive mechanism based on a Stackelberg game is provided in [60] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2018.2817686 fatcat:necmpwr5h5grrflz2ecuqhgfa4

Encouraging Cooperative Interaction among Network Entities [chapter]

Sonja Buchegger, John Chuang
2007 Cognitive Wireless Networks  
The research on cooperation in networks has focused on types of networks that depend on cooperation among the nodes just to enable communication at all: in self-organized networks such as peer-to-peer  ...  from the distributed and transient nature of non-fixed networks.  ...  In a theoretical analysis of how much cooperation mechanisms can help by increasing the probability of a successful forward in a wireless multi-hop network, Lamparter, Plaggemeier, and Westhoff [24]  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-5979-7_5 fatcat:np6ufngp7zetvmsxakl67qz73m

Socially-motivated Wireless Neighborhood Communities

Panayotis Antoniadis, Benedicte Le Grand, Marcelo Dias de Amorim
2008 2008 Third International Conference on Communications and Networking in China  
In this paper, we promote the use of online communities as a means to provide incentives for people to collaborate in building wireless community networks.  ...  On the one hand, in addition to the standard activities of an online neighborhood community (e.g. i-neighbors), a WNC's members cooperate to build a network and share their resources at different layers  ...  Clearly, economic approaches belong to the category of extrinsic, "controlling", incentive mechanisms, and this is one of the reasons why they might not be the most effective solution in our context.  ... 
doi:10.1109/chinacom.2008.4685274 fatcat:zgdvdd35xnhmxoa34szbxmgki4

A Coalitional Game Model for Heat Diffusion Based Incentive Routing and Forwarding Scheme [chapter]

Xiaoqi Li, Wujie Zheng, Michael R. Lyu
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We propose an incentive routing and forwarding scheme that integrates a reputation system into a monetary payment mechanism to encourage nodes cooperation in wireless ad hoc networks.  ...  For the first time in the literature, we build our reputation system based on a heat diffusion model.  ...  Acknowledgement The work described in this paper was fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (Project No. CUHK4158/08E).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-01399-7_52 fatcat:cv374jeturefto7w6f362yljvy

A Novel Collaborative Cognitive Dynamic Network Architecture [article]

Beatriz Lorenzo, F. Javier Gonzalez-Castano, Yuguang Fang
2016 arXiv   pre-print
The design principles of CDNA are perfectly aligned to the functionality requirements of future 5G wireless networks such as energy and spectrum efficiency, scalability, dynamic reconfigurability, support  ...  A large number of users and their dynamic connections make DNA highly adaptive to variations in the network and suitable for low cost ubiquitous Internet connectivity.  ...  As connectivity in CDNA is enabled by users, incentive mechanisms that take into account human psychology deserve further study.  Macro-economics studies the benefits achieved from multi-operator cooperation  ... 
arXiv:1610.02895v1 fatcat:ewmmxu7narcfrpapbegzwki3vm

A framework for incentive compatible topology control in non-cooperative wireless multi-hop networks

Paolo Santi, Stephan Eidenbenz, Giovanni Resta
2006 Proceedings of the 2006 workshop on Dependability issues in wireless ad hoc networks and sensor networks - DIWANS '06  
We test the economic validity of our protocol through simulation of wireless networks under various advanced signal loss models on the physical layer.  ...  We study the problem of building and maintaining a network topology with certain desirable features in a wireless multi-hop network where nodes behave as selfish agents.  ...  SIMULATIONS In Section 3, we have observed that the design of an incentive compatible mechanism for network topology formation comes at the expense of an economic inefficiency, i.e., the total of the payments  ... 
doi:10.1145/1160972.1160976 fatcat:tbkqmo4wf5gldjdyzl3bnzrgue

An auction algorithm for procuring wireless channel in a heterogenous wireless network

N.R. Suri, Y. Narahari
2006 2006 IFIP International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks  
We assume that the service providers of the heterogeneous wireless network are selfish and non-cooperative in the sense that they are interested in maximizing their own utilities.  ...  The wireless user is in need of procuring wireless channel to execute multiple jobs. To solve the problem of wireless user, we propose a reverse optimal (REVOPT) auction.  ...  In both algorithms, each node selects a set of neighbors based on the locally collected information.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wocn.2006.1666541 fatcat:ho7xjmdvcffhthtt7nmypwdfj4

An incentive-based fairness mechanism for multi-hop wireless backhaul networks with selfish nodes

Jeng Farn Lee, Wanjiun Liao, Meng Chang Chen
2008 IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications  
In this paper, we study the fairness problem in multi-hop wireless backhaul networks in the presence of selfish Transit Access Points (TAPs).  ...  We design an incentive-based mechanism which encourages TAPs to forward data for other TAPs, and thus eliminates the location-dependent unfairness problem in the backhaul network.  ...  In this paper, we study the fairness problem by using game theory and propose a monetary incentive mechanism to achieve fair resource sharing for wireless backhaul networks in the presence of selfish TAPs  ... 
doi:10.1109/twc.2008.060631 fatcat:gbcvxg7wzndx3gm5brsx7yw6ji

Reputation-Based Systems within Computer Networks

Malohat Ibrohimovna, Sonia Heemstra de Groot
2010 2010 Fifth International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services  
the topic on using reputation has received considerable research attention in the field of networking and communications.  ...  Based on our observations, we list minimum requirements for benefiting from reputation-based systems in computer networks.  ...  The reference [8] proposes a dynamic incentive mechanism to motivate the personal network nodes in participating in cooperative relaying.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iciw.2010.22 fatcat:srrc7vsvofbjbbdlgfpylg2qt4

Incentive Mechanism of Data Storage Based on Blockchain for Wireless Sensor Networks

Yongjun Ren, Yepeng Liu, Sai Ji, Arun Kumar Sangaiah, Jin Wang
2018 Mobile Information Systems  
In this paper, the blockchain technology is utilized to build the first incentive mechanism of nodes as per data storage for wireless sensor networks (WSNs).  ...  One is utilized to store data of each node and another is to control the access of data.  ...  Conflicts of Interest e authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/6874158 fatcat:dzvhir74jzbxvilza4mk6dr2eq
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