Strategic Contention Resolution in Multiple Channels

@article{Christodoulou2018StrategicCR,
  title={Strategic Contention Resolution in Multiple Channels},
  author={George Christodoulou and Themistoklis Melissourgos and Paul G. Spirakis},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2018},
  volume={abs/1810.04565}
}
We consider the problem of resolving contention in communication networks with selfish users. In a contention game each of \(n \ge 2\) identical players has a single information packet that she wants to transmit using one of \(k \ge 1\) multiple-access channels. To do that, a player chooses a slotted-time protocol that prescribes the probabilities with which at a given time-step she will attempt transmission at each channel. If more than one players try to transmit over the same channel… 
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