Workshop on Internet Topolgoy and Economics | November 12-14, 2012

November 12-14, 2012 at Georgia Tech

Program

Monday November 12

9:00 - 9:30: Opening remarks - What is this workshop about? (Constantine Dovrolis)
9:30 - 10:30: Andrew Odlyzko, The economics of the Internet (abstract, slides)
10:30 - 11:00: Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00: William B. Norton, Counter-intuitive dynamics in the Internet peering ecosystem (abstract, slides)
12:00 - 1:30: Lunch
1:30 - 2:30: Amogh Dhamdhere, The structure and evolution of the AS-level Internet (abstract, slides)
2:30 - 3:00: Alex Fabrikant, Open questions in need of insights from synthetic network models (abstract, slides)
3:00 - 3:30: Coffee break
3:30 - 4:30: Henning Schulzrinne, Practical economics of networks (abstract, slides)
4:30 - 5:30: Discussion session #1
5:30 - 8:00: Reception and dinner

Tuesday November 13

Morning session: Internet Economics

9:00 - 9:30: Richard Ma, A macroscopic model of the Internet economic ecosystem (abstract, slides)
9:30 - 10:00: Ramesh Sitaraman, The billion dollar question in CDN economics (abstract, slides)
10:00 - 10:30: Aemen Lodhi, Employing agent-based models to study Internet interdomain network formation, traffic flow and economics (abstract, slides)
10:30 - 11:00: Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30: Mihaela van der Schaar, Strategic Content Production and Link Formation in Online Communities (abstract, slides)
11:30 - 12:00: Roch Guerin, Pricing network services with strong externalities - A representative example (abstract, slides)
12:00 - 1:30: Lunch

Afternoon session: Topology and Graphs

1:30 - 2:00: Mauro Maggioni, Multiscale analysis of dynamic graphs (abstract, slides)
2:00 - 2:30: Andrei Kupavskii, On the second degrees of vertices in the Buckley--Osthus random graph model (abstract, slides)
2:30 - 3:00: Milena Mihail, Mathematical models for complex networks (abstract, slides)
3:00 - 3:30: Coffee break
3:30 - 4:00: Liudmila Ostroumova, Generalized preferential attachment (abstract, slides)
4:00 - 4:30: Maksim Zhukovskii, On the construction of a web graph and PageRank actualization (abstract, slides)
4:30 - 5:30: Discussion session #2

 Wednesday November 14

Morning session: Network Pricing

9:00 - 9:30: Costas Courcoubetis, Volume price revisited (abstract, slides)
9:30 - 10:00: Jonathan Williams, Usage-based pricing of the Internet (abstract, slides)
10:00 - 10:30: Nick Feamster, Investigating Pricing Models in Internet Connectivity Markets (abstract, slides)
10:30 - 11:00: Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30: Soumya Sen, Smart Data Pricing (SDP) for broadband networks (abstract, slides)
11:30 - 12:00: Srinivas Shakkotai, Game theoretic models for network resource allocation: Is Paris metro pricing the right way to go? (abstract, slides)
12:00 - 1:30: Lunch

Afternoon session: Network Markets

1:30 - 2:00: Matt Elliott, Inefficiencies in networked markets (abstract, slides)
2:00 - 2:30: Michael Brautbar, The power of local information in social networks (abstract, slides)
2:30 - 3:00: Emanuele Giovannetti, Attractors and repellors: a game theoretic interpretation of the cycles in provider-customer relations (abstract, slides)
3:00 - 3:30: Daniil V. Musatov, Extensions of the 'hitchhiker' game-theoretic network formation model (abstract, slides)