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Game Theory Applications in Network Design

Game Theory Applications in Network Design
Author(s)/Editor(s): Sungwook Kim (Sogang University, South Korea)
Copyright: ©2014
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6050-2
ISBN13: 9781466660502
ISBN10: 1466660503
EISBN13: 9781466660519


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The use of game theoretic techniques is playing an increasingly important role in the network design domain. Understanding the background, concepts, and principles in using game theory approaches is necessary for engineers in network design.

Game Theory Applications in Network Design provides the basic idea of game theory and the fundamental understanding of game theoretic interactions among network entities. The material in this book also covers recent advances and open issues, offering game theoretic solutions for specific network design issues. This publication will benefit students, educators, research strategists, scientists, researchers, and engineers in the field of network design.

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Computer scientist Kim reviews recent research into game theory techniques that are playing particularly important and distinctive roles in the network design domain. He provides examples of algorithms that will give readers the opportunity to understand clearly how to get game theory solutions for specific design issues. He begins with the fundamental ideas of game theory, then looks at game theory applications for network management issues, and advanced game paradigms case studies. The material should be useful to undergraduate and graduate students in computer science and information technology.

– ProtoView Book Abstracts (formerly Book News, Inc.)

Author's/Editor's Biography

Sungwook Kim
Sungwook Kim received the BS, MS degrees in computer science from the Sogang University, Seoul, in 1993 and 1995, respectively. From 1995 to 1998, he was a Member of Technical Staff at A. I. Soft. Company Ltd., Seoul, Korea. In 2003, he received the PhD degree in computer science from the Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, supervised by Prof. Pramod K. Varshney. After that, he had held faculty positions at the department of Computer Science of Chung-Ang University, Seoul. In 2006, he returned to Sogang University, where he is currently an associate professor of department of Computer Science & Engineering, and is a research director of the Internet Communication Control research laboratory (ICC Lab.).


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