W-PIN+NetEcon 2013: The joint Workshop on Pricing and Incentives in Networks and Systems

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W-PIN+NetEcon 2013 Conference

Organizing Committee: Patrick Loiseau (EURECOM, France),
David Parkes (Harvard University, USA),
and Jean Walrand (UC Berkeley, USA)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
NetEcon 2013 will be held in conjunction with the Workshop on Pricing and Incentives and ACM SIGMETRICS 2013
Date: June 21, 2013


Invited Talk: Mung Chiang

1. SDP: Smart Data Pricing, from Theorems to Trials, Mung Chiang (Princeton University, USA)

Session 1: Security Games:

2. Multi-Defender Security Games on Networks, Andrew Smith (Sandia National Labs, USA); Yevgeniy Vorobeychik (Sandia National Labs, USA); Joshua Letchford (Duke University, USA)

3. Quantifying All-to-One Network Topology Robustness Under Budget Constraints, Aron Laszka (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary); Assane Gueye (National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA)

4. A Game of Clicks: Economic Incentives to Fight Click Fraud in Ad Networks, Lemonia Dritsoula (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA); John Musacchio (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)

Invited Talk: Adam Wierman

5. The economics of the cloud: Price competition and congestion, Jonatha Anselmi (BCAM - Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Spain); Danilo Ardagna (Politecnico de Milano, Italy); John Chi Shing Lui (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Adam Wierman (Caltech, USA); Yunjian Xu (MIT, USA); Zichao Yang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

Session 2: Pricing and Neutrality:

6. Demand-Insensitive Price Relationships in Competitive Private Commons, Emir Kavurmacioglu (Boston University, USA); Murat Alanyali (Boston University, USA); David Starobinski (Boston University, USA)

7. Revenue Models, Price Differentiation and Network Neutrality Implications in the Internet, Costas Courcoubetis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece); Kostas Sdrolias (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece); Richard Weber (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)

8. ISP and CP Revenue Sharing and Content Piracy, Jiwon Park (Yonsei University, Korea); Jeonghoon Mo (Yonsei University, Korea)

Invited Talk: Adrian Vetta

9. Pricing Mechanisms for a Durable Good Monopolist, Gerardo Berbeglia (Melbourne Business School, Australia); Peter Sloany (McGill University, Canada); Adrian Vetta (McGill University, Canada)

Invited Talk: Ramesh Johari

10. Pricing a Bestseller: Sales and Visibility in the Marketplace for Mobile Apps, Bar Ifrach (Stanford University, USA); Ramesh Johari (Stanford University, USA)

Session 3: Learning and Coordination:

11. Bayesian Social Learning with Consumer Reviews, Hu Bar Ifrach (Stanford University, USA); Costis Maglaras (Columbia University, USA); Marco Scarsini (Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore)

12. Coordination with Local Information, Munther Dahleh (MIT, USA); Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi (Columbia Business School, USA); John N. Tsitsiklis (MIT, USA); Spyros Zoumpoulis (MIT, USA)

Session 4: Content, Auctions and Advertisement:

13. Distributed Content Curation on the Web, Zeinab Abbassi (Columbia University, USA); Nidhi Hegde (Technicolor, France); Laurent Massouliť (Microsoft Research - INRIA Joint Center, France)

14. Incentive Design for Heterogeneous User-Generated Content Networks, Jie Xu (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Mihaela van der Schaar (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)

15. Bidding with Limited Statistical Knowledge in Online Auctions, Chong Jiang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Carolyn Beck (University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, USA); R. Srikant (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

16. Modeling the value of information granularity in targeted advertising, Swati Rallapalli (University of Texas at Austin, USA); Qiang Ma (Rutgers University, USA); Han Hee Song (NARUS INC., USA); Mario Baldi (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); S Muthu Muthukrishnan (Rutgers University, USA); Lili Qiu (University of Texas at Austin, USA)