Workshop on Game Theory for Networks
Pisa, Italy
October 14, 2006

Workshop Program

This updated, hopefully final, program was posted on October 7, 2006. It is also available in PDF format.

9:00 - 9:30 Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Luiz A. DaSilva (Virginia Tech, USA), Allen B. MacKenzie (Virginia Tech, USA), and Jacqueline Morgan (Universita di Napoli "Federico II", Italy)
9:30 - 10:05

Invited Speaker: Prof. Myrna Wooders (Vanderbilt University)
"Strategic Basins of Attraction, the Path Dominance Core, and Network Formation Games"
(Work in Collaboration with Frank H. Page, Jr.)

Session I - Wireless Networks
10:05 - 10:30 "Achieving Cooperation in Multihop Wireless Networks of Selfish Nodes"
Fabio Milan (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Juan Jose Jarmillo (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA), and R. Srikant (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 - 11:15 "A Bayesian Game Approach for Intrusion Detection in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks"
Yu Liu, Cristina Comaniciu, and Hong Man (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA)
11:15 - 11:40 "Incentive Compatible Medium Access Control in Wireless Networks"
Nassir BenAmmar and John Baras (University of Maryland College Park, USA)
11:40 - 12:05 "Modeling Energy Constrained Routing in Selfish Ad Hoc Networks"
Petteri Nurmi (Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Finland)
12:05 - 12:30 "A Price-based Reliable Routing Game in Wireless Networks"
Hua Liu and Bhaskar Krishnamachari (University of Southern California, USA)
Session II - Complex Systems
12:30 - 12:55 "Minimum Cost Spanning Tree Games and Gene Expression Data Analysis"
Stefano Moretti (National Cancer Research Institute, Italy)
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 2:25 "Modular Decomposition of Complex Interactions Using Games Networks"
Matthieu Manceny and Franck Delaplace (IBISC Laboratory, France)
Session III - Economic Incentives for Peering
2:25 - 2:50 "A Peer-to-peer System as an Exchange Economy"
Christina Aperjis and Ramesh Johari (Stanford University, USA)
2:50 - 3:15 "Paid Peering Among Internet Service Providers"
Gireesh Shrimali and Sunil Kumar (Stanford University, USA)
Session IV - Provisioning of Network Paths
3:15 - 3:40 "An Efficient Mechanism for Auctioning Alternative Paths"
Stavros Routzounis and George Stamoulis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)
3:40 - 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 - 4:25 "On the Price of Anarchy in Unbounded Delay Networks"
Tao Wu (Nokia Research Center, USA) and David Starobinski (Boston University, USA)
4:25 - 6:00 Round Table Discussion and Wrap-Up
Discussion, involving all workshop participants, on directions for research on game theoretic models and approaches for networks. Action items for the workshop.