This event is endorsed
and organized by

3rd International Conference on Game Theory for Networks

May 24–26, 2012 | Vancouver, Canada

Day 1 – Thursday May 24, 2012

**8.15 Registration opens**

8.30 - 9.00 Welcome Breakfast

9.00 – 10.00 Plenary Talk

**Peter E. Caines - McGill University**

"The Mean Field Control of Large Population Networks of Economic and Communicating Agents"

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break

10.30 – 11.45 Session: Game Models and Theories

**Session Chair: Minyi Huang**

  • **10.30-10.55 Mean Field Stochastic Games with Discrete States and Mixed Players**

Minyi Huang, Carleton University

  • **10.55-11.20 Learning Correlated Equilibria in Noncooperative Games with Cluster Structure**

Omid Namvar Gharehshiran, University of British Columbia

Vikram Krishnamurthy, University of British Columbia

  • **11.20-11.45 Convergence Dynamics of Graphical Congestion Games**

Richard Southwell, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Yanjiao Chen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Jianwei Huang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Qian Zhang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

11.45 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.35 Session: Design and Analysis of Economic Games

**Session Chair: Mihaela Van Der Schaar, UCLA**

  • **13.30-13.55 Revenue Maximization in Customer-to-Customer Markets**

Shaolei Ren, UCLA

Mihaela Van Der Schaar, UCLA

  • **13.55-14.20 Efficiency Loss in a Cournot Oligopoly with Convex Market Demand**

John Tsitsiklis, MIT

Yunjian Xu, MIT

  • **14.20-14.45 Token-Based Incentive Protocol Design for Online Exchange Systems**

Jie Xu, UCLA

William Zame, UCLA

Mihaela van der Schaar, UCLA

  • **14.45-15.10 Marketing Games in Social Commerce**

Dohoon Kim, Kyung Hee University, Korea

  • **15.10-15.35 Optimal Contract Design for an Efficient Secondary Spectrum Market**

Shang-Pin Sheng, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Mingyan Liu, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

15.35 – 16.00 Coffee Break

16.00 – 17.15 Session: Game-Theoretic Approaches to Network Security

**Session Chair: TBD**

  • **16.00-16.25 Primary User Emulation Game in Cognitive Radio Networks: Queuing Aware Dogfight in Spectrum**

Husheng Li, The University of Tennessee

Vasu Chakravarthy, Air Force Research Lab

Sintayehu Dehnie, Air Force Research Lab,

Zhiqiang Wu, Wright State University

  • **16.25-16.50 Toward a Metric for Communication Network Vulnerability to Attacks: A Game Theoretic Approach**

Assane Gueye, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Vladimir Marbukh, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Jean C Walrand, University of California Berkeley

  • **16.50-17.15 Establishing Network Reputation via Mechanism Design**

Parinaz Naghizadeh Ardabili, University of Michigan

Mingyan Liu, University of Michigan

19.00 Banquet

Day 2 - Friday, May 25 2012

8.30 - 9.00 Welcome breakfast

9.00 – 11.05 Session: Games in Communication Networks

**Session Chair: George Kesidis, PSU**

  • **9.00-9.25 Game-theoretic Robustness of Many-to-one Networks**

Aron Laszka, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Dávid Szeszlér, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Levente Buttyán, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

  • **9.25-9.50 A Game Theoretic Optimization of the Multi-Channel Aloha Protocol**

Kobi Cohen, Bar-Ilan University

Amir Leshem, Bar-Ilan University

Ephraim Zehavi, Bar-Ilan University

  • **9.50-10.15 A Competitive Rate Allocation Game**

Yanting Wu, University of Southern California

George Rabanca, The City University of New York

Bhaskar Krishnamachari, University of Southern California

Amotz Bar-Noy, The City University of New York

  • **10.15-10.40 Stochastic Loss Aversion for Random Medium Access**

George Kesidis, Pennsylvania State University

Youngmi Jin, KAIST, Korea

  • **10.40-11.05 Network Formation Game for Interference Minimization Routing in Cognitive Radio Mesh Networks**

Zhu Han, university of Houston

Zhou Yuan, University of Houston

Ju Bin Song, Kyung Hee University

11.05 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.10 Session: Games in Self-Configuring Networks and Infrastructure Networks

**Session Chair: Lifeng Lai, University of Arkansas, Little Rock**

  • **13.30-13.55 Achievability of Efficient Satisfaction Equilibria in Self-Configuring Networks**

François Meriaux, Laboratoire des Signaux et Systemes - LSS (CNRS-SUPELEC-Paris Sud)

Samson Lasaulce, Laboratoire des Signaux et Systemes - LSS (CNRS-SUPELEC-Paris Sud)

Vincent Poor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University

Samir Perlaza, Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University

Zhu Han, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston

  • **13.55-14.20 Hybrid Pursuit-Evasion Game between UAVs and RF Emitters with Controllable Observations: A Hawk-Dove Game**

Husheng Li, The University of Tennessee

Vasu Chakravarth, Air Force Research Lab

Sintayehu Dehni, Air Force Research Lab

Deborah Walter, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Zhiqiang Wu, Wright State University

  • **14.20-14.45 Noncooperative Games for Autonomous Consumer Load Balancing over Smart Grid**

Tarun Agarwal, Amazon Corporate LLC.

Shuguang Cui, Texas A&M

  • **14.45-15.10 A Stackelberg game to optimize the distribution of controls in transportation networks**

Ralf Borndörfer, Zuse Institut Berlin (ZIB)

Bertrand Omont, Ecole Centrale Paris

Guillaume Sagnol, Zuse Institut Berlin (ZIB)

Elmar Swarat, Zuse Institut Berlin (ZIB)