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Economic incentive mechanisms for user-contributed wireless networks
User-contributed wireless networks are formed by wireless devices that are owned by different users. They have been widely used to achieve better connectivity at places where an infrastructure is not immediately available ...
Safety in numbers and power in determining strategy evolution in the game of Chicken
Game theory has been used in computer simulations to model bargaining and conflict behavior. The game of Chicken, in particular, recognizes the need for a cooperative collusive strategy for the success of the competitors. ...
Gust: Game theoretic user-centered security design techniques
The field of security has many theories that are both sound and complete, yet their implementation is of concern in modern day systems. The research challenges addressed by this thesis lie in the development and translation ...
On decentralized design: Rationale, dynamics, and effects on decision-making
The focus of this dissertation is the design of complex systems, including engineering systems such as cars, airplanes, and satellites. Companies who design these systems are under constant pressure to design better products ...