<div style=""><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="8" border="0" summary="" style="width:100%;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;border:1px Solid #ccc;border-width:1px 2px 2px 1px;background-color:#fff;"><tr><td><div style="padding:2px"><div style="float:right;font-weight:bold;font-size:13px"> <a href="https://www.google.com/calendar/event?action=VIEW&amp;eid=c2VucjQ3c21ncm5jY202dWNhMDFqbWZucmcgNTYwam42bnQ1aGo0b2YzcnNyaWNoZnB0aW9AZw" style="color:#20c;white-space:nowrap">more details &raquo;</a><br></div><h3 style="padding:0 0 6px 0;margin:0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:bold;color:#222">Chong: Interactions, Competition and Innovation in a Service Oriented Internet: An Economic Model</h3><div style="padding-bottom:15px;font-size:13px;color:#222;white-space:pre-wrap!important;white-space:-moz-pre-wrap!important;white-space:-pre-wrap!important;white-space:-o-pre-wrap!important;white-space:pre;word-wrap:break-word"><b>Title:</b> Interactions, Competition and Innovation in a Service-Oriented Internet: An Economic Model<br /><br />Zhi-Li Zhang, Papak Nabipay, Andrew Odlyzko and Roch Guerin<br /><br /><br /><p><b>Speaker:</b> Chong Wang<br /><br /><br /><p><b>Abstract:</b><br /><br />This paper presents a new economic approach for studying competition and innovation in a complex and highly interactive system of network providers, users, and suppliers of digital goods and services (i.e., service providers). It employs Cournot and Bertrand games to model competition among service providers and network providers, respectively, and develops a novel unified model to capture the interaction and competition among these players in a service-oriented Internet. Incentives for service and network innovation are studied in this model. <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww-users.cs.umn.edu%2F~zhzhang%2FPapers%2FZhang-Interactions-Techreport.pdf&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNFYrArHcN1OG5YYrVjUdGAmFfkW5A" target="_blank">http://www-users.cs.umn.edu/~zhzhang/Papers/Zhang-Interactions-Techreport.pdf</a><br /><br /><br /><p><br /></p></p></p></div><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" summary="Event details"><tr><td style="padding:0 1em 10px 0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#888;white-space:nowrap" valign="top"><div><i style="font-style:normal">When</i></div></td><td style="padding-bottom:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222" valign="top">Mon Apr 5 4pm  5:30pm <span style="color:#888">Eastern Time</span></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:0 1em 10px 0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#888;white-space:nowrap" valign="top"><div><i style="font-style:normal">Where</i></div></td><td style="padding-bottom:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222" valign="top">CS Grad Lounge (<a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=CS+Grad+Lounge&amp;hl=en" style="color:#20c;white-space:nowrap" target="_blank">map</a>)</td></tr><tr><td style="padding:0 1em 10px 0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#888;white-space:nowrap" valign="top"><div><i style="font-style:normal">Calendar</i></div></td><td style="padding-bottom:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222" valign="top">NRG@BU</td></tr><tr><td style="padding:0 1em 10px 0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#888;white-space:nowrap" valign="top"><div><i style="font-style:normal">Who</i></div></td><td style="padding-bottom:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222" valign="top"><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tr><td style="padding-right:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222"><span style="font-family:Courier New,monospace">&#x2022;</span></td><td style="padding-right:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222"><div><div style="margin:0 0 0.3em 0">jorge.londono@gmail.com<span style="font-size:11px;color:#888"> - creator</span></div></div></td></tr></table></td></tr></table></div></td></tr><tr><td style="background-color:#f6f6f6;color:#888;border-top:1px Solid #ccc;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:11px"><p>Invitation from <a href="https://www.google.com/calendar/" target="_blank" style="">Google Calendar</a></p><p>You are receiving this email at the account nrg-l@cs.bu.edu because you are subscribed for reminders on calendar NRG@BU.</p><p>To stop receiving these notifications, please log in to https://www.google.com/calendar/ and change your notification settings for this calendar.</p></td></tr></table></div>