Important Dates

ITC Conference
Paper registration:
Feb. 1, 2012 (ext. to Mar. 5)
Submission deadline:
Feb. 6, 2012 (ext. to Mar. 5)
Acceptance notification:
May 18, 2012
Camera-ready version:
June 8, 2012
Conference: Sep 4-7, 2012

Telecom Economics, Engineering and Policy Workshop
Submission deadline:
May 18, 2012 (ext. to May 28)
Acceptance notification:
June 15, 2012
Final version:
June 25, 2012
September 3, 2012

International Workshop on Self-managing and Autonomous Networks
Submission deadline:
May 4, 2012 (ext. to May 18)
Acceptance notification:
June 8, 2012
Final version:
June 25, 2012
September 3, 2012


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ACM In Cooperation

Workshop on Telecom Economics, Engineering and Policy

Preliminary Program

September 3, 2012

9:00 am - 10:30 am Opening Session

  • 9:00-10:00  Keynote Speech: Transitioning to a VoIP PSTN – the Intersection of Technology, Economics and Regulation
    Henning Schulzrinne (Chief Technology Officer, United States Federal Communications Commission)
  • 10:00-10:30  Modeling the Impact of Horizontal and Vertical Monopolies in the Telecommunication Market on the Diversity of Accessing Content, 
    Eitan Altman (INRIA), Tania Jimenez and Yezekael Hayel (LIA-CERI/University of Avignon) 

11:00 am - 12: 30 pm Broadband Network Market 

  • 11:00-11.30  Impact of the Backbone Network Structure on the ISP Competition, 
    Pierre Coucheney (INRIA), Patrick Maille (Institut Telecom), Bruno Tuffin (INRIA), and Luis Guijarro (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia)
  • 11:30-12:00  A Preference Model for Deciding the Market Share of Network Service Providers,
    Richard T.B. Ma (National University of Singapore), John C.S.Lui (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), and Vishal Misra (Columbia University)
  • 12:00-12:30  A Model-Based Study of the Impact on Usage and Social Welfare from the Introduction of Managed Services in Broadband Networks, 
    Debasis Mitra and Qiong Wang (Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent) 

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Spectrum Management: Auctions and Games

  • 1:30-2:00  On Properties of Core Selecting Combinatorial Auctions,
    Vineet Abhishek and Bruce Hajek (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  • 2:00-2:30  Femtocell Service Provision with Dual Channel Competition, 
    Lingjie Duan, Jianwei Huang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) and Biying Shou (City University of Hong Kong)
  • 2:30-3:00  Managing Spectrum into Abundance, 
    Timothy K. Forde, Irene Macaluso, and Linda E. Doyle (University of Dublin, Trinity College)

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Connections and Peering

  • 3:30-4:00  Principles of Device Attachment and Control,
    Scott Jordan (University of California, Irvine) and Gwen Shaffer (California State University, Long Beach)
  • 4:00-4.30  Network Operator’s Challenge in Internet Economics: Finding a Business Model that Harmonize Connectivity Provision with Service and Content Provision, 
    Alexei A. Gaivoronski (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

International Workshop on Self-managing and Autonomous Networks

Workshop Program

AM1: Opening Session (9:00-11:00)

  1. Welcome Remark (20min),
    Masayuki Murata, Osaka University, Japan 
  2. Keynote Speech: Towards Self-management in Software Driven Networks
    Alex Galis, University College London, UK
  3. Comparative analysis of different autonomic management architectures
    Slawomir Kuklinski, Telekomunikacja Polska/Orange Labs Poland & Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Coffee Break (11:00-11:30)

AM2: Invited Session (11:30-12:30)

  1. Developments on self-organization in mobile access networks
    Hans van den Berg, TNO, Netherlands
  2. Bio-inspired Future Service Environments
    Ray Carroll, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Lunch break  (12:30-14:00)

PM1: Technical Session (14:00-16:00)

  1. Attractor Selection-based Virtual Network Topology Control with Dynamic Threshold Reconfiguration for Managed Self-organization Network,
    Shohei Kamamura, NTT, Japan; Yuki Koizumi, Osaka University, Japan; Daisaku Shimazaki, NTT, Japan; Takashi Miyamura, NTT, Japan; Shinfichi Arakawa, Osaka University, Japan; Kohei Shiomoto, NTT, Japan; Atsushi Hiramatsu, NTT, Japan; and Masayuki Murata, Osaka University, Japan
  2. A Note on Federation Management: Autonomic Resource Allocation with  Economic-enhanced Agents,
    Athanassios A. Androutsos, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  3. Virtual Network Topology Control with Oja and APEX Learning,
    Y. Sinan Hanay, Osaka University, Japan; Yuki Koizumi, Osaka University, Japan; Shinfichi Arakawa, Osaka University, Japan; and Masayuki Murata, Osaka University, Japan
  4. Amelioration of Five Phase Reservation Protocol on Contention Probability Calculation,
    Yun Liu, Peking University, P.R. China; and Bocheng Zhu, Peking University, P.R. China

PM2: Closing Session (16:00-16:15)

  1. Closing Remark (15min)
    Kohei Shiomoto, NTT, Japan