We study a finite population of mobiles communicating using the slotted ALOHA-type protocol. Our objective is the study of coordination between the mobiles in both cooperative as well as non-cooperative scenarios. Our study is based on the correlated equilibrium concept, a notion introduced by Aumann that broadens the Nash equilibrium. We study ways in which signaling can improve the performance both in the cooperative as well as in the non-cooperative cases, even in the absence of any extra information being conveyed through these signals.


Nash Equilibrium Time Slot Access Control Power Constraint System Throughput 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eitan Altman
    • 1
  • Nicolas Bonneau
    • 1
  • Mérouane Debbah
    • 2
  1. 1.INRIA, Centre Sophia AntipolisSophia AntipolisFrance
  2. 2.Mobile Communications GroupInstitut EurecomSophia AntipolisFrance

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