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The Wi-Fi Roaming Game

  • Hossein Falaki
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4858)

Abstract

We propose an extensive-form game as a model for pricing roaming charges in 802.11 wireless data networks. We specify utility functions for the three agents involved in the game: the wireless user and the visited and home operators. With realistic assumptions, we use the model to find optimal roaming prices for delay insensitive users.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hossein Falaki
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  1. 1.David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo 

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