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|                            WINE 2006                             |
|    2nd International Workshop on Internet & Network Economics    |
|                  December 15--17, Patra, GREECE                  |
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|                     http://wine2006.cti.gr/                      |
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|                     CALL FOR PARTICIPATION                       |
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|               [apologies for multiple receipts]                  |

Dear colleague,

the 2nd edition of the international Workshop on Internet & Network
Economics  (WINE 2006)  will be held in Patra (Greece), on December


* The Registration  is  already  open. All the necessary information
for registrations and applications for VISA, may be found at the url
http://wine2006.cti.gr/registration.htm.  Please  note  that regular
registrations   will   be   accepted   until   November   13,  2006.

* You may find information for your  accommodation  in Patra, at the
url http://wine2006.cti.gr/accommodation.htm.

* Our  invited  speakers  for  the  plenary  talks  of WINE 2006 are
(also see http://wine2006.cti.gr/speakers.htm):

  Speaker:Prof. Abraham Neyman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  Title:  Recent Developments in Learning and Competition with Finite

  Speaker:Prof. Mihalis Yannakakis, Columbia University, USA
  Title:  Succinct Approximation of Trade-off Curves

  Speaker:Prof. Xiaotie Deng, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R.
  Title:  Making Economic Theory Operational

* More  information  on  the  whole  scientific program of WINE 2006
may  be  found  at  the  official  site  of  WINE 2006, (see the url


There  has  been a growing trend in merging theories, methodologies,
and   applications  in  Computer  Science,  Economics,  Mathematics,
Management   Sciences  for  solving   problems  arisen  in  Internet
technologies,  grid  computing,  network communication protocols, as
well  as  social  economic  issues  in  virtual  communities enabled
through World Wide Web.

The   Workshop   on  Internet  &  Network  Economics  (WINE)  is  an
interdisciplinary  conference  that  intends  to provide a forum for
researchers  as  well  as practitioners to exchange innovative ideas
and to be aware of each otherís efforts and results. The 2nd edition
of WINE (WINE 2006) will take place from the  15th  to  the  17th of
December 2006, in Patra (Greece).

This   year's   WINE   will  emphasize  on  solid  foundational  and
mathematical work on the topics of the conference. Papers presenting
original  research  on all aspects of the fields of algorithmic game
theory are sought. Typical but not exclusive topics of interest are:

 * Ad hoc networking and communities,
 * algorithmic game theory and online algorithms,
 * algorithmic mechanism design,
 * auction algorithms and analysis,
 * computational general equilibrium and approximation,
 * coordination and collective action,
 * digital goods and information markets,
 * e-commerce payment and exchange protocols,
 * economics of internet security,
 * fixed point algorithms,
 * incentive compatible protocols,
 * indivisible goods equilibrium,
 * information economics,
 * knowledge economy and intellectual product pricing,
 * majority equilibrium,
 * price differentiation and price dynamics,
 * pricing models for network congestion protocols,
 * pricing of software system,
 * grid computing and utility computing,
 * public policy and Internet governance,
 * reputation systems,
 * security issues and protocols in social networks,
 * social engineering,
 * strategic data mining,
 * strategy-proof protocols,
 * other related topics.

For  further  information,  please consult the official WINE2006 web
site at the URL http://wine2006.cti.gr/.