Proportional Quasi-Fairness of End-to-End Rates in Network Utility Maximization

Dang-Quang BUI  Rentsen ENKHBAT  Won-Joo HWANG  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E94-A   No.2   pp.850-852
Publication Date: 2011/02/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1587/transfun.E94.A.850
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Graphs and Networks
proportional fairness,  proportional quasi-fairness,  network utility maximization,  

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This letter introduces a new fairness concept, namely proportional quasi-fairness and proves that the optimal end-to-end rate of a network utility maximization can be proportionally quasi-fair with a properly chosen network utility function for an arbitrary compact feasible set.