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Network Bandwidth Allocation with End-to-End QoS Constraints and Revenue Sharing in Multi-domain Federations

  • Isabel Amigo
  • Pablo Belzarena
  • Federico Larroca
  • Sandrine Vaton
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6995)

Abstract

Internet is evolving, traffic continues to grow, new revenue sources are sought by Network and Service Providers. Value added services with real time characteristics are likely to be common currency in the near future. Quality of Service (QoS) could allow Application/Service Providers (APs) to offer better services to the end users. At the same time, all actors claim for a fair distribution of revenues. Inspired by this scenario, we propose a complete framework for selling interdomain quality assured services, and subsequently distributing revenues, in an Autonomous System (AS) association context. We state the problem as a network utility maximization problem with QoS constraints and show that a distributed solution can be carried out. In order to fairly share the resulting revenue we study concepts from coalitional game theory and propose a solution based on the Shapley value and statistics on the revenues. Simulations of the whole proposal are shown.

Keywords

Auctions QoS Shapley Value 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabel Amigo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pablo Belzarena
    • 1
  • Federico Larroca
    • 1
  • Sandrine Vaton
    • 2
  1. 1.Facultad de IngenieríaUniversidad de la RepúblicaMontevideoUruguay
  2. 2.Telecom BretagneBrestFrance

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