Auction-based bandwidth trading in a competitive hierarchical market

@article{Bitsaki2005AuctionbasedBT,
  title={Auction-based bandwidth trading in a competitive hierarchical market},
  author={M. Bitsaki and G. D. Stamoulis and Costas Courcoubetis},
  journal={Next Generation Internet Networks, 2005},
  year={2005},
  pages={372-379}
}
We deal with the problem of bandwidth allocation in a two-level hierarchical market. In the top level a unique seller allocates bandwidth to intermediate providers [e.g. Internet service providers (ISPs)], who in turn allocate their assigned shares of bandwidth to their own customers in the lower level. As we have already established, this problem can be… CONTINUE READING