UC Santa Cruz

Jack Baskin School of Engineering

John Musacchio

Publications 

Network Economics: 

A. P. Azad and J. Musacchio, "Efficiency of a Two-Stage Market for a Fixed-Capacity Divisible Resource,"
Proc. of International Conference on NETwork Games, COntrol and OPtimization,
Avignon, France, Nov. 2012.


P. Loiseau, G. Schwartz, J. Musacchio, S. Amin, and S. Sastry "Congestion Pricing Using a Raffle-Based Scheme," Proc. of International Conference on NETwork Games, COntrol and
OPtimization, Paris, Oct. 2011.

A. P. Azad, J. Musacchio, "Unilateral Altruism in Network Routing Games with Atomic
Players
,'' Proc. of International Conference on NETwork Games, COntrol and OPtimization,
Paris, Oct. 2011.


P. Loiseau, G. Schwartz, J. Musacchio, and S. Amin, "Incentive Schemes for Internet Congestion Management: Raffles versus Time-of-Day Pricing," 49th Annual
Allerton Conference on Communication and Control, Monticello, IL, Sept. 2011.

G. Schwartz, J. Musacchio, J. Walrand, and M. Felegyhazi, "Network Regulations and Market
Entry
," Shanghai, China, GameNets Conference, April 2011.


J. Musacchio,  G. Schwartz, and J. Walrand, ``Network Economics: Neutrality, Competition, and Service Differentiation,'' book chapter, in Next-Generation Internet Architectures and Protocols, edited by B. Ramamurthy, G. Rouskas, and K.  Sivalingam, Cambridge University Press, 2011.

J. Musacchio, D. Kim, "Network Platform Competition in a Two-Sided Market: Implications to the Net Neutrality Issue," TPRC: Conference on Communication, Information, and Internet Policy, Arlington, VA, September 2009.

S. Wu and J. Musacchio, "N-Player Cournot and Price-Quantity Function Mixed Competition," GameNets Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2009.


J
. Musacchio, G. Schwartz, and J. Walrand, "A Two-sided Market Analysis of Provider Investment Incentives with an Application to the Net-Neutrality Issue," Review of Network Economics, vol. 8, no. 1, March 2009, pp. 22-39.

A working paper version with detailed proofs of theorems is available here:

J. Musacchio, G. Schwartz, and J. Walrand, "A Two-Sided Market Analysis of Provider Investment Incentives with an Application to the Net Neutrality Issue," UCSC School of Engineering Tech Report, UCSC-SOE-09-08, 2009.

An earlier conference paper verision appeared as:

J. Musacchio, G. Schwartz, and J. Walrand, "Network Neutrality and Provider Investment Incentives," Asilomar Conference, November 2007.

J. Musacchio, "The Price of Anarchy in Parallel - Serial Competition with Elastic Demand,'' in revision. Originally appeared as Tech Report: UCSC-SOE-09-20 April 2009. Last revised December 2009.

J. Musacchio, S. Wu, "The Price of Anarchy in Differentiated Services Networks," 46th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication and Control, Monticello, IL, Sept. 2008.

J. Musacchio and S. Wu, "The Price of Anarchy in a Network Pricing Game," 45th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication and Control, Monticello, IL, September 2007. [Talk]

J. Musacchio, J. Walrand, and S. Wu, "A Game Theoretic Model for Network Upgrade Decisions," 44th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication and Control, Monticello, IL, September 2006, pp 191- 200. [Talk]

J. Musacchio and J. Walrand, "WiFi Access Point Pricing as a Dynamic Game," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol.14, no.2, April 2006, pp. 289-301.

Earlier versions of this work appeared as:  
 
Network Security:

L. Dritsoula, P. Loiseau, and J. Musacchio, "A Game-Theoretical Approach for Finding Optimal Strategies in an Intruder Classification Game," IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Wailea, HI, December 2012.

L. Dritsoula, P. Loiseau, and J. Musacchio, "Computing the Nash Equilibrium of Intruder Classification Games," Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec), Budapest, Hungary, November 2012.

N. Bao, P. Kreidl, and J. Musacchio, "A Network Security Classification Game," Shanghai,
China, GameNets Conference, April 2011.

N. Bao and J. Musacchio, "Optimizing the Decision to Expel Attackers from an Information System," 47th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication and Control, Monticello, IL, Sept. 2009.


Space Debris Economics:


M. Singer and J. Musacchio, "An International Environmental Agreement for Space Debris
Mitigation Among Asymmetric Nations
," Acta Astronautica, vol. 68, no. 1-2, January-
February, 2011, 326-337.

M. Singer and J. Musacchio, "Model of an International Environmental Agreement among Asymmetric Nations applied to Debris Mitigation,"  22nd Symposium on Space Policy, Regulations and Economics, Daejeon Korea, October 2009.


Queuing / Performance Analysis:
 

J. Musacchio and J. Walrand, "Fluid-Limits to Anlyze Long-Term Flow Rates of a Stochastic
Network with Ingress Discarding
," accepted in Annals of Applied Probability, 42 pages, 2012. 

G. Ryder, K. Ross, and J. Musacchio, "Optimal Service Policies Under Learning Effects," International Journal of Service Operations Management, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 631-51, 2008.

J. Musacchio, Pricing and Flow Control in Communications Networks, PhD Dissertation, Dept. of EECS, UC Berkeley, January 2005.

R. Gupta, J. Musacchio, and J. Walrand, "Sufficient Rate Constraints for QoS Flows in Ad-Hoc Networks," Ad-Hoc Networks, vol.5, no.4, May 2007, pp. 429-43.  

A. Dimakis, L. He, J. Musacchio, H. S. W. So, T. Tung, and J. Walrand, "Adaptive Quality of Service for a Mobile Ad Hoc Network," International Conf. on Mobile and Wireless Communication Networks, Singapore, October 2003.

Switch Architecture Patents:

J. Musacchio, J. Walrand, R. Myers, S. Parekh, J. Mo, and G. Agrawal, "Backpressure Mechanism for Switching Fabric," U.S. Patent 7,426,185, Issued September 16, 2008.

G. Agrawal, J. Musacchio, J. Mo, and J. Walrand, "Characterizing Transmission of Data Segments Within a Switch Fabric Using Multiple Counters for Each Destination Node," U.S. Patent 7,480,246, Issued January 20, 2009.

G. Agrawal, J. Musacchio, J. Mo, and J. Walrand, "Deficit-based striping algorithm," U.S. Patent 7,319,695, Issued January 15, 2008.
 

Earlier Work:  

J. Musacchio, "Run to Run Control in Semiconductor Manufacturing," M.S. Thesis, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, UC Berkeley, Fall 1998.  

J. Musacchio, S. Rangan, C. Spanos, and K.  Poolla, "On the Utility of Run to Run Control in Semiconductor Manufacturing," 1997 IEEE International Symposium on Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference, San Francisco, October 1997.  

M. Moore, J. Musacchio, and K. Passino, "Genetic Adaptive Control for an Inverted Wedge: Experiments and Comparative analyses," Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 14, issue 1, pp. 1-14, February 2001.


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John Musacchio
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University of California, Santa Cruz
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