SoCal NEGT Symposium 2010

2010 Southern California Symposium on Network Economics and Game Theory

November 11-12, 2010

17th Floor Canyon Room, Hotel Angeleno
170 N. Church Lane, Los Angeles, California 90049


Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010

8:45-9:00am Opening Remarks
9:00-10:00am Plenary 1
(Introduced by Mihaela van der Schaar)

Pricing Internet Access: How To Engineer Your Monthly Bill
Mung Chiang (Princeton)
10:00-10:30am Coffee Break
10:30-12:00pm Session 1
(Chair: Rahul Jain)

Side Information and Pricing in Online Advertising (abstract)
E. Bax (Yahoo!)

A New Perspective on Computational Complexity in Economics
A. Wierman (Caltech)

Social Learning and Correlated Equilibria for Secentralized Sensor Networks
V. Krishnamurthy (UBC)
12:00-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-3:00pm Session 2
(Chair: Steven Low)

Cooperative Game Theory, Stable Marriage and the Spectrum Allocation Problem for Cognitive Radio Networks - A Cross-layer Perspective
A. Leshem (Bar-Ilan University)

A New Class of Engineering Games
M. van der Schaar (UCLA)

Cost Sharing Rules for IT Services and the Cloud
E. Friedman (Cornell)
3:00-4:00pm Coffee and Poster Session
4:00-5:30pm Session 3
(Chair: Simon Wilkie)

Implementing Efficient Cost Share Networks
S. Wilkie (USC)

Beyond the Nash Equilibrium Barrier (abstract)
K. Ligett (Cornell)

Optimal Power Flow Problems (abstract)
S. Low (Caltech)

Friday, Nov. 12, 2010
8:45-10:15am Session 4
(Chair: Adam Wierman)

Multipath Network Coding: A Population Game Perspective
S. Shakkottai (TAMU)

Contracts for Cooperative Spectrum Sharing
R. Jain (USC)

Enforcing Cooperation in Networked Societies
D. Miller (UCSD)
10:15-10:45am Coffee Break
10:45-12:15pm Session 5
(Chair: William Zame)

Towards a Belief-based Theory of Repeated Games with Private Monitoring: an Application of POMDP (Joint with Michihiro Kandori)
I. Obara (UCLA)

Voluntary Contributions on Networks
J. Ledyard (Caltech)

The Prevalence of Reciprocation in Feedback Provision on eBay
L. Jian (USC)
12:15-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-2:30pm Plenary 2
(Introduced by Mihaela van der Schaar)

Mean Field Equilibria of Large Scale Stochastic Games
Ramesh Johari (Stanford)