Workshop "Networking games & resource allocation"

12-15 July 2002, Petrozavodsk, Russia

  • Aims of the workshop
  • Scientific program
  • Organizers
  • Sponsors
  • Organizing committee
  • Program committee
  • Local organizing committee
  • Key Lecturers
  • Abstracts and papers submission
  • Location
  • Accommodations
  • Social activity
  • Pre-registration
  • Important dates
  • Schedule of workshop
  • Contact address
  • Program
  • Preprint volume
  • Workshop results (Rus)
  • Photos

  • Aims of the workshop

    The aim is to discuss latest developments in the fields of networking games and resource allocation. The workshop will begin on the next day after the Tenth International Symposium on Dynamic Games and Applications (July 8-11, 2002)

    Scientific program

    The Program of the Workshop will concentrate on (but not restricted to) the following topics: networking games, negotiations, bargaining problem, resource allocation, learning algorithms, optimization of network processes, search algorithms, etc.

    The following sessions will be organized:

  • Networking games
  • Resource allocation
  • In addition to specially invited talks, the program committee will consider proposals for sessions and contributions of single talks.

    Working languages are English and Russian.


  • Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)
  • Institute of Applied Mathematical Research (IAMR),
    Karelian Scientific Centre RAS, Petrozavodsk, Russia
  • Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

  • Sponsors

  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research
  • IEEE Control System Society (Technical Co-Sponsorship)
  • Anticipated sponsors are as follows:

  • Russian Ministry for High Education
    Other sponsors are welcome.

  • Organizing committee

    Program committee
    Co-chair: Eitan Altman
    INRIA, France
    Co-chair: Vladimir Mazalov
    IAMR, Petrozavodsk, Russia
    Rachid El-Azouzi
    INRIA, France
    Yurii Osipov
    RAS, Russia
    Leon Petrosjan
    Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia
    Odile Pourtallier
    INRIA, France
    Rayadurgam Srikant
    University of Illinois, USA
    Krzysztof Szajowskii
    Wroslaw University of Technology, Poland
    David Yeung
    Hong-Kong Baptist University, Hong-Kong,
    Saint-Petersburg Center of Game Theory
    Victor Zakharov
    Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

    Local organizing committee

    Chairperson: Vladimir Mazalov
    Institute of Applied Mathematical Research, Karelian Research Center, Russia
    Igor Mahankov
    Institute of Applied Mathematical Research, Karelian Research Center, Russia
    Leon Petrosjan
    Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia
    Anna Rettieva
    Petrozavodsk State University, Russia
    Victor Zakharov
    Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

    Key Lecturers

    Hisao Kameda
    Institute of Information Sciences and Electronics, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Steven Low
    California Institute of Technology, USA
    Leon Petrosjan
    Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia
    Nahum Shimkin
    Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

    Abstracts and papers submission

    If you wish to present a talk, please send an extended abstract of the talk (in a LATEX or TEX file) before April 25, 2002 to Vladimir Mazalov:

    Acceptance of talks will be announced by May 1, 2002.

    Talks will be accepted based upon an extended abstracts or papers of at least 3 pages. Selected accepted papers will appear at a special issue of International Game Theory Review (World Science Publ.) and the serial Game Theory and Applications (Nova Science Publ.) with an additional reviewing proceess which will follow the rules of the journals.


    Petrozavodsk, the capital of the Republic of Karelia, is situated on the shores of great and beautiful Onego Lake, 400 km to the North from Saint-Petersburg. The city is the largest University and cultural centre in the North-West Russia.

    There are 3 (one hour) flights Helsinki- Petrozavodsk per week. Moreover, Petrozavodsk has excellent transport connections with Saint-Petersburg and Moscow (comfortable night trains). The climate conditions are close to those of South Finland.


    The Workshop will be held at the hotel "Kalevala", near Petrozavodsk. Please tell us if you plan to followed by accompaning person and which kind of room (singe/double) you prefer. Accommodation in tents is also available. The number of participants is restricted because the number of rooms is limited.

    Social activity

    The social activities will include a welcome party, a conference dinner and two excursions (famous Kizhi island and the waterfall Kivatch).


    If you would like to participate please inform:
    Vladimir Mazalov:
    Anna Rettieva: ,

    Include the following information:

    1. Name
    2. Title of talk
    3. Position and work address
    4. Phone/fax No (work and home)
    5. E-mail address

    Important dates

    April 25, 2002: Deadline for abstract submission
    May 1, 2002: Notification of acceptance
    May 20, 2002: Deadline for registration.

    Schedule of workshop

    July 12, Friday: Departure by bus from St-Petersburg,
    Sightseeing of The Svirsky Monastery on the cost of Ladoga lake,
    Arrival in Petrozavodsk,
    Plenary sessions,
    Welcome party.
    July 13, Saturday: Plenary sessions,
    Visit Kivatch waterfall.
    July 14, Sunday: Sessions at the boat,
    Visit Kizhi island.
    July 15, Monday: Departure by bus to St-Petersburg.

    Contact address

    Questions can be directed to:
    Vladimir V. Mazalov:
    Anna Rettieva: