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Window-games between TCP flows

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Window-games between TCP flows
We consider network congestion problems between TCP flows and define a new game, the Window-game, which models the problems of network congestion caused by the competing flows. Analytical and experimental results show the relevance of the Window-game to real TCP congestion games and provide interesting insight into the respective Nash equilibria. Furthermore, we propose a new algorithmic queue mechanism, called Prince, which at congestion makes a scapegoat of the most greedy flow. We provide evidence which shows that Prince achieves efficient Nash equilibria while requiring only limited computational resources. Key words: Algorithmic Game Theory, Network Games, Nash Equilibrium
Pavlos S. Efraimidis, Lazaros Tsavlidis, George B.
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where TCS
Authors Pavlos S. Efraimidis, Lazaros Tsavlidis, George B. Mertzios
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