# Quality-Of-Service Provisioning in Decentralized Networks: A Satisfaction Equilibrium Approach

@article{Perlaza2012QualityOfServicePI, title={Quality-Of-Service Provisioning in Decentralized Networks: A Satisfaction Equilibrium Approach}, author={Samir Medina Perlaza and Hamidou Tembine and Samson Lasaulce and M{\'e}rouane Debbah}, journal={IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing}, year={2012}, volume={6}, pages={104-116} }

This paper introduces a particular game formulation and its corresponding notion of equilibrium, namely the satisfaction form (SF) and the satisfaction equilibrium (SE). A game in SF models the case where players are uniquely interested in the satisfaction of some individual performance constraints, instead of individual performance optimization. Under this formulation, the notion of equilibrium corresponds to the situation where all players can simultaneously satisfy their individual…

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