BoD 2006 Call for Papers

The Call for Papers is also available as PDF (PDF, 178 KB) and ASCII (TXT, 4 KB).

Topics of Interest

The workshop seeks original papers in the following four areas that serve as basis for bandwidth on demand:

  • Economic studies and modeling of market and business models in carrier and service provider networks
    • Game theoretical bandwidth-on-demand models
    • Cost and revenue models
    • Bandwidth-on-demand business models
    • Market liquidity aspects
  • Technical design of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective bandwidth trading infrastructures, including market mechanisms as a way to increase efficiencies
    • Scalable market mechanisms
    • Secure and reliable market infrastructures
    • Bandwidth trading mechanisms
    • IP-based and decentralized trading mechanisms
    • P2P trading infrastructures, distributed markets
    • P2P auctions
  • Legislative and regulatory issues related to the Telecom Act and in comparison to other commodities markets such as the electric grid
    • Telecom legislation
    • Telecom regulation
    • Commodities markets
  • Industrial developments of new technologies that facilitate or create impediments to bandwidth on demand
    • Network management aspects
    • Technical improvements in transport and data networks

Paper Submissions

Papers are solicited as full papers (in English), of no more than 8 single-spaced pages, each of which will be subject to a full review process.

Submissions must be in PDF and will be handled using the JEMS system. Please refer to the submission instructions or contact for additional information. Those papers accepted will be published in proceedings with an ISBN number

Important Dates

  • Submission deadline: September 21, 2006
  • Notification of acceptance: October 15, 2006
  • Final versions of papers due: October 29, 2006
  • Workshop date: November 27, 2006