STRATEGIC NEGOTIATION OF BANDWIDTH IN COOPERATIVE NETWORKS

Jonathan Bredin

Abstract

We analyze the scenario where a pair of network devices each periodically relies on the other to handle network traffic. Without immediate reward, the forwarding device incurs an opportunity cost in handling the other’s request. We find, however, situations where rational decision makers prefer bandwidth exchange to isolated operation. We base our analysis on a take-or-leave-it protocol inspired by the Rubinstein bargaining model, and extend it to evaluate repeated interaction between pairs of devices.

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Bredin J. (2004). STRATEGIC NEGOTIATION OF BANDWIDTH IN COOPERATIVE NETWORKS . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 230-235. DOI: 10.5220/0002627302300235


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis04,
author={Jonathan Bredin},
title={STRATEGIC NEGOTIATION OF BANDWIDTH IN COOPERATIVE NETWORKS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={230-235},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002627302300235},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - STRATEGIC NEGOTIATION OF BANDWIDTH IN COOPERATIVE NETWORKS
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Bredin J.
PY - 2004
SP - 230
EP - 235
DO - 10.5220/0002627302300235