A Simulation Model for the Dynamic Allocation of Network Resources in a Competitive Wireless Scenario

  • Fernando Beltrán
  • Matthias Roggendorf
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3744)


Next-generation wireless networks will enable the usage of different network technologies fully transparent to the user. Applications will be able to dynamically adapt to the conditions and technical constraints of the network. This vision requires a dynamic allocation of scarce network resources to different users. This paper presents simulation results from a model of admission control and dynamic resource allocation in wireless networks, in a two-provider, multiple-user scenario. The access allocation and connection procedure is implemented using an efficient (welfare maximizing) incentive mechanism for capacity allocation at both providers.


Wireless Network Network Resource Consumer Surplus Dynamic Price Network Provider 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando Beltrán
    • 1
  • Matthias Roggendorf
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Auckland Business SchoolAucklandNew Zealand

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