An Approach to Pricing and Resource Sharing for ABR Services
Why usage-based charging?
Example: resource usage
Example: resource usage (cont.)
An effective bandwidth definition
Issues for pricing ABR services
Social welfare maximization
Straightforward application of dynamic prices
Pricing and congestion control loops
An alternative user-network interaction
What about bursty users?
Resource sharing using effective bandwidths
Differentiating connections based on mean rate
Simulation results: EB-ABR vs. ERICA
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