Special Issue on "Socio-economic Issues of Next Generation Networks"

Special Issue on "Socio-economic Issues of Next Generation Networks" available

The Guest Editors Burkhard Stiller, UZH, Switzerland; Peter Reichl, FTW, Austria; Bruno Tuffin, INRIA, France; Trinh Anh Tuan, BME, Hungary have worked with the Telecommunication Systems Journal on a Special Issue on "Socio-economic Issues of Next Generation Networks", which did appear by now in Vol. 47, 2011 ( http://www.springerlink.com/content/1018-4864/ )

The respective editorial and the four papers relate to the following key words: Incentives, Economic Management, Quality-of-Experience, Charging, Socio-economics, Network Neutrality, Inter-domain Aspects ( http://www.springerlink.com/content/k450003k7811m881/ )

Four papers form this special issue, which had been determined out of 15 papers submitted, and they cover the following topics:

1. Logarithmic laws in service quality perception: where microeconomics meets psycho-physics and quality of experience ( http://www.springerlink.com/content/p4t1jq41w068vg6x/ )

2. A model of network neutrality with usage-based prices ( http://www.springerlink.com/content/8kr0601210v47136/ )

3. Stock provisioning strategies for QoS at the inter-domain level ( http://www.springerlink.com/content/0006204710l75444/ )

4. Inter-carrier SLA negotiation using Q-learning ( http://www.springerlink.com/content/n028252166708p21/ )

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