A Study of Simple Usage-based Charging Schemes for Broadband Networks
Why usage-based charging?
Desirable properties for usage-based charging
Fully loading a link
An effective bandwidth definition
Some ideas for charging
What is needed?
A simple charging scheme
Tariffs with interesting properties
Upper bounds to the effective bandwidth
Fairness of charging schemes
Unfairness for real traffic
Robustness to small variation of s,t
Equilibrium under deterministic multiplexing
Equilibrium under deterministic and statistical mux.
(r,b) trade-off for zero loss
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