A Comprehensive Survey of Potential Game Approaches to Wireless Networks

Koji YAMAMOTO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E98-B   No.9   pp.1804-1823
Publication Date: 2015/09/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E98.B.1804
Type of Manuscript: INVITED SURVEY PAPER
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Keyword: 
potential game,  game theory,  radio resource management,  channel assignment,  transmission power control,  

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Summary: 
Potential games form a class of non-cooperative games where the convergent of unilateral improvement dynamics is guaranteed in many practical cases. The potential game approach has been applied to a wide range of wireless network problems, particularly to a variety of channel assignment problems. In this paper, the properties of potential games are introduced, and games in wireless networks that have been proven to be potential games are comprehensively discussed.