Technical Program

 Saturday, April 16 

9:15am-9:30am Opening Remarks
9:30am-10:30am Plenary 1: Nimrod Megiddo
Some Challenges In the Application of Game Theory

10:30am-11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am-12:30pm  Sessions A1: Mechanism Design
 Session Chair: Jianwei Huang

  • Mechanism Design with Limited Information: The Case of Nonlinear Pricing,
    Dirk Bergemann, Ji Shen, Yun Xu and Edmund M. Yeh
  • Hierarchical Auctions for Network Resource Allocation,
    Wenyuan Tang and Rahul Jain
  • Local public good provision in networks: A Nash implementation mechanism,
    Shrutivandana Sharma, Demosthenis Teneketzis
 Sessions A2: Physical Layer Games
 Session Chair: Jang-Won Lee

  • Channel Assignment on Wireless Mesh Network Backbone with Potential Game approach,
    Pedro B. F. Duarte, Zubair Md. Fadlullah, Athanasios V. Vasilakos and Nei Kato
  • Game based Self-Organizing Scheme for Femtocell Networks,
    Kwanghun Han, Seunghyun Choi, Du Ho Kang and Sunghyun Choi
  • Potential Games for Power Control and Subcarrier Allocation in Uplink Multicell OFDMA Systems,
    Stefano Buzzi, Giulio Colavolpe, Daniela Saturnino and Alessio Zappone
  • Additively Coupled Sum Constrained Games,
    Yi Su and Mihaela van der Schaar
12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-3:30pm  Sessions B1: Network Neutrality and Regulation
 Session Chair: Rahul Jain

  • Technology choices and pricing policies in wireless networks,
    Yuanzhang Xiao, William Zame and Mihaela van der Schaar
  • Network Regulations and Market Entry,
    Galina Schwartz, John Musacchio, Mark Felegyhazi and Jean Walrand
  • Bandwidth Exchange for Fair Secondary Coexistence in TV White Space,
    Dan Zhang and Narayan Mandayam
  • Net Neutrality and Quality of Service,
    E. Altman, J. Rojas, S. Wong, M.K. Hanawal, and Y. Xu
 Sessions B2: Network Mechanisms
 Session Chair: Mihaela van der Schaar

  • The Sharing-Mart System: Digital Content Sharing, Online Auctions, and Incentives,
    Christopher Leberknight, Ranjan Pal, Mung Chiang, Harold Vincent Poor
  • Selfish Random Access: Equilibrium Conditions and Best-response Learning,
    Hazer Inaltekin, Mung Chiang and H. Vincent Poor
  • Multi-Portfolio optimization: A unified framework based on variational inequality,
    Yang Yang, Francisco Rubio, Gesualdo Scutari, Daniel P. Palomar
3:30pm-4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00pm-5:30pm  Sessions C1: Stochastic and Dynamic Games
 Session Chair: Galina Schwartz

  • Every stochastic game with perfect information admits a canonical form,
    Endre Boros, Khaled Elbassioni, Vladimir Gurvich and Kazuhisa Makino
  • Analyzing the Dynamics of Evolutionary Prisoner's Dilemma on Structured Networks,
    Ahmet Yasin Yazicioglu, Xiaoli Ma and Yucel Altunbasak
  • Spatio-temporal control for Dynamic Routing Games,
    Manjesh Kumar Hanawal, Eitan Altman, Rachid El-Azouzi and Balakrishna Prabhu
  • Designing Incentive Schemes Based on Intervention: The Case of Imperfect Monitoring,
    J. Park and M. van der Schaar
 Sessions C2: Security Games I
 Session Chair: Costas Busch

  • How to Choose Communication Links in an Adversarial Environment?
    Assane Gueye, Jean C. Walrand and Venkat Anantharam
  • Adversary Games in Secure/Reliable Network Routing,
    Junghwan Shin, Gruia Calinescu, Sanjiv Kapoor and Michael Quinn
  • A Network Security Classification Game,
    Ning Bao, O. Patrick Kreidl and John Musacchio

 Sunday, April 17 

9:00am-10:30am  Sessions D1: Algorithmic Game Theory & Learning
 Session Chair: Jeonghoon Mo

  • Convergence Dynamics of Resource-Homogeneous Congestion Games,
    Richard Southwell and Jianwei Huang
  • Bottleneck Routing Games on Grids,
    Costas Busch, Rajgopal Kannan and Alfred Samman
  • Optimal Price of Anarchy of Polynomial and Super- Polynomial Bottleneck Congestion Games,
    Rajgopal Kannan, Costas Busch and Athanasios(Thanos) VASILAKOS
  • Performance and Convergence of Multi-user Online Learning,
    Cem Tekin and Mingyan Liu
 Sessions D2: Game-Theoretic Network Models
 Session Chair: John Musacchio

  • Incentivizing Upload Capacity in P2P-VoD Systems: A Game Theoretic Analysis,
    Weijie Wu, John C. S. Lui, Richard T. B. Ma
  • Service Routing in Multi-ISP Peer-to-Peer Content Distribution: Local or Remote?
    Srinivas Shakkottai
  • Bargaining and peering between network content and coverage providers,
    Dah Ming Chiu, Jianwei Huang, Sam Feng
10:30am-11:15am Coffee Break
11:15am-12:15pm Plenary 2: Sergiu Hart
Game Dynamics and Equilibria

12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-3:30pm  Sessions E1: Cooperative Games in Networks
 Session Chair: Rajgopal Kannan

  • Coalition Stability under QoS Based-Market Segmentation,
    Helene Le Cadre, Johanne Cohen, Loubna Echabbi and Dominique Barth
  • On the Shapley-like Payoff Mechanisms in Peer-Assisted Services with Multiple Content Providers,
    Jeong-woo Cho and Yung Yi
  • Economic Viability of Femtocell Service Provision,
    Lingjie Duan, Jianwei Huang and Biying Shou
 Sessions E2: Security Games II
 Session Chair: Srinivas Shakkottai

  • Jamming Game in a Dynamic Slotted ALOHA Network,
    Andrey Garnaev, Yezekael Hayel, Eitan Altman and Konstantin Avrachenkov
  • Nash Equilibria for Weakest Target Security Games with Heterogeneous Agents,
    Benjamin Johnson, Jens Grossklags, Nicolas Christin and John Chuang
  • Noisy mean field game model for malware propagation in opportunistic networks,
    Hamidou Tembine, Pedro Vilanova and Merouane Debbah

 Monday, April 18 

9:00am-10:30am  Sessions F1: Incentives for Relaying
 Session Chair: Rahul Jain

  • The Impact of Incomplete Information on Games in Parallel Relay Networks,
    Hongda Xiao and Edmund Yeh
  • Hierarchical Coalition Formation Game of Relay Transmission in IEEE 802.16m,
    Dusit Niyato, Xiangyun Zhou, Are Hj?rungnes, Ping Wang and Yifan Li
  • A Game-Theoretic Framework for Resource Allocation in IEEE 802.16j Transparent Relay Networks,
    Hui-Tang Lin and Ying-You Lin
 Sessions F2: Spectrum Sharing Games
 Session Chair: Xinbing Wang

  • Dynamic Spectrum Negotiation with Asymmetric Information,
    Yang Yan, Jianwei Huang, Xiaofeng Zhong and Jing Wang
  • Evolution of Cooperation: A Case with Interference-Aware Cooperative Spectrum Sensing,
    Hung-Yun Hsieh
  • A Game Theoretic Approach for Multi-hop Power Line Communications,
    Walid Saad, Zhu Han, and Vincent Poor
  • To sense or not to sense in energy-efficient power control games,
    M. Le Treust, Y. Hayel, S. Lasaulce, and M. Debbah
10:30am-11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am-12:30pm  Sessions G1: P2P and Social Networks
 Session Chair: Yun Xu

  • Designing Social Norm Based Incentive Schemes to Sustain Cooperation in a Large Community,
    Yu Zhang, J. Park and M. van der Schaar
  • Minimizing the social cost of an epidemic,
    Subhonmesh Bose, Elizabeth Bodine-Baron, Babak Hassibi and Adam Wierman
  • "Two is a Crowd" - Optimal Trend-Adoption in Social Networks,
    Lilin Zhang and Peter Marbach
 Sessions G2: Economics of Network QoS
 Session Chair: Ben Johnson

  • Paris Metro Pricing for Internet Service Differentiation,
    Dongmyung Lee, Taehyun Kim, Jeonghoon Mo and Jinwoo Park
  • Joint Price and QoS Market Share Game with Adversarial Service Providers and Migrating Customers,
    Baslam Mohamed, SABIR Essaid, El-Azouzi rachid and Echabbi Loubna
  • Capacity Allocation Games for Network-Coded Multicast Streaming,
    Elliot Anshelevich, Bugra Caskurlu, Koushik Kar and Hang Zhang
12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-3:00pm Plenary 3: John Chuang
Incentive Dynamics of Interdependent Network Security