Inter-domain Pricing and Forwarding Equilibria in the Internet

Selection of research papers I have written on this topic are:

  1. P. Kumar, A. Gupta, M. Yuksel and K. Kar, End-to-End Contract Paths: Profit Maximization and Risk Management, Computer Networks, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 1286-1302, March 2012.
  2. P. Muthuswamy, K. Kar, A. Gupta and M. Yuksel, Inter-domain Traffic Engineering as Bi-level Network Flow Optimization, Proc. 46th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Princeton, NJ, March 2012.
  3. E. Anshelevich, A. Hate, and K. Kar, Strategic Pricing in Next-hop Routing with Elastic Demands, Theory of Computing Systems, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp 407-430, April 2014.
  4. O. Bhardwaj, E. Anshelevich, and K. Kar, Coalitionally stable pricing schemes for inter-domain forwarding, Computer Networks, Volume 97, March 2016, Pages 128-146.
  5. E. Anshelevich, O. Bhardwaj, and K. Kar, Strategic Network Formation through an Intermediary, Proc. IJCAI 2015, Buenos Aires, July-August 2015. (Extended version appeared in Theory of Computing Systems 63, pages 1314-1335 (2019))
  6. M. I. I. Alam, E. Anshelevich, K. Kar, M. Yuksel, Proportional Pricing for Efficient Traffic Equilibrium at Internet Exchange Points, Proc. International Teletraffic Congress (ITC) 33, Avignon, France, August-September 2021.
  7. M. I. I. Alam, K. Kar, E. Anshelevich, Balancing Traffic Flow Efficiency with IXP Revenue in Internet Peering, Proc. Globecom 2021, Madrid, Spain, December 2021.
  8. M. I. I. Alam, K. Kar, E. Anshelevich, Port Capacity Leasing Games at Internet Exchange Points, Proc. EAI GameNets 2021 (virtual), December 2021.
  9. M. I. I. Alam, S. Mustafa, K. Kar, M. Yuksel, Modeling and Automating ISP Peering Decision Process: Willingness and Stability, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2022, Seoul, S. Korea, May 2022.