conference paper
Brief Announcement: A Model for Multilevel Network Games
Sebastian
Abshoff
author
Andreas
Cord-Landwehr
author
Daniel
Jung
author
Alexander
Skopalik
author 40384
RonLavi
editor
63
department
541
department
SFB 901
project
SFB 901 - Subproject A1
project
SFB 901 - Subproject A3
project
SFB 901 - Project Area A
project
Today's networks, like the Internet, do not consist of one but a mixture of several interconnected networks. Each has individual qualities and hence the performance of a network node results from the networks' interplay.We introduce a new game theoretic model capturing the interplay between a high-speed backbone network and a low-speed general purpose network. In our model, n nodes are connected by a static network and each node can decide individually to become a gateway node. A gateway node pays a fixed price for its connection to the high-speed network, but can utilize the high-speed network to gain communication distance 0 to all other gateways. Communication distances in the low-speed network are given by the hop distances. The effective communication distance between any two nodes then is given by the shortest path, which is possibly improved by using gateways as shortcuts.Every node v has the objective to minimize its communication costs, given by the sum (SUM-game) or maximum (MAX-game) of the effective communication distances from v to all other nodes plus a fixed price \alpha > 0, if it decides to be a gateway. For both games and different ranges of \alpha, we study the existence of equilibria, the price of anarchy, and convergence properties of best-response dynamics.
https://ris.uni-paderborn.de/download/452/1343/452-title_multilevel-sagt.pdf
application/pdf
2014
eng
Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT)
294
Abshoff, Sebastian, Andreas Cord-Landwehr, Daniel Jung, and Alexander Skopalik. “Brief Announcement: A Model for Multilevel Network Games.” In <i>Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT)</i>, edited by Ron Lavi, 294. LNCS, 2014.
S. Abshoff, A. Cord-Landwehr, D. Jung, A. Skopalik, in: R. Lavi (Ed.), Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT), 2014, p. 294.
@inproceedings{Abshoff_Cord-Landwehr_Jung_Skopalik_2014, series={LNCS}, title={Brief Announcement: A Model for Multilevel Network Games}, booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT)}, author={Abshoff, Sebastian and Cord-Landwehr, Andreas and Jung, Daniel and Skopalik, Alexander}, editor={Lavi, RonEditor}, year={2014}, pages={294}, collection={LNCS} }
Abshoff, Sebastian, et al. “Brief Announcement: A Model for Multilevel Network Games.” <i>Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT)</i>, edited by Ron Lavi, 2014, p. 294.
Abshoff S, Cord-Landwehr A, Jung D, Skopalik A. Brief Announcement: A Model for Multilevel Network Games. In: Lavi R, ed. <i>Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT)</i>. LNCS. ; 2014:294.
Abshoff, S., Cord-Landwehr, A., Jung, D., & Skopalik, A. (2014). Brief Announcement: A Model for Multilevel Network Games. In R. Lavi (Ed.), <i>Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT)</i> (p. 294).
S. Abshoff, A. Cord-Landwehr, D. Jung, and A. Skopalik, “Brief Announcement: A Model for Multilevel Network Games,” in <i>Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT)</i>, 2014, p. 294.
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