Nash Equilibria Efficiency and Numerical Studies

  • Lacra PavelEmail author
Part of the Static & Dynamic Game Theory: Foundations & Applications book series (SDGTFA)


This chapter provides an alternative constrained OSNR optimization approach. This framework can be used to investigate the effects of parameters in the game-theoretic approach, i.e., the efficiency of Nash equilibria. A system optimization problem is formulated towards achieving an OSNR target for each channel while satisfying the link capacity constraint. In the game case we show that OSNR targets can be achieved and efficiency can be possibly improved by appropriate selection of game parameters.


Cost Function Nash Equilibrium System Optimization Nash Game System Optimization Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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