International Conference on NETwork Games, COntrol and OPtimisation

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14-11-18 to 16-11-18
New York
United States
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The Conference solicits high-quality contributions. The goal of this international conference is to bring together researchers from different areas with theoretical and experimental expertise in game theory, control, and optimization, and with applications in the domains listed above.

NETGCOOP 2018 ( welcomes original papers related to many network application domains, such as mobile and fixed access networks, computer networks, social networks, transportation networks, and more recently electricity grids and biological networks. Both conceptual and algorithmic tools are needed for efficient and robust control operation, for performance optimization, and for better understanding of relationships between entities which may be cooperative or act selfishly, in uncertain and possibly adversarial environments. We encourage both theoretical contributions and submissions relating to real world empirical measurements, experimental studies. The areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

● Optimization and control theoretical tools in networking

● Differential games and mean field games over networks

● Algorithmic game theoretic models in networks

● Learning mechanisms in networks

● Incentives for network cooperation

● Static and dynamic network pricing

● Auctions, bargaining, and contract design in networks

● Optimization of Internet, wireless networks, power networks, and urban networks

● Economics of cloud computing, fog computing, and edge computing

● Performance and economics of Software-Defined Networks

● Preference elicitation and winner determination in combinatorial auctions

● Trust and reputation management in networks

● Games for competition, advertisement or influence over social networks

● Network formation games



General Co-Chairs: Jean Walrand (UC Berkeley).

General Vice Co-Chair : Yezekael Hayel (University of Avignon) and Quanyan Zhu (New York University).

TPC Co-Chairs: Rachid El-Azouzi (University of Avignon), Jianwei Huang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), and Ishai Menache (Microsoft Research).

Publication Chair: Tania Jimenez (University of Avignon).

Publicity Chairs: Alonso Silva (Nokia-Bell Labs), Manjesh Hanawal (IIT-Bombay), and Dario Bauso (The University of Sheffield).

Registration Chair: Juntao Chen (New York University).

Local Arrangement: Raquel Thompson (New York University).

Web Chair: Zhiheng Xu (New York University).

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