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 bod06@ifi.uzh.ch 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