Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)
AUEB is a dynamic institution of higher education in Greece founded in 1920 and comprises Computer Science, Business Administration, Statistics, and Marketing departments. The group that participates in the project is at the Informatics Department and is led by Prof. Iordanis Koutsopoulos. The Informatics Department of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) has been in existence, in its present form, since 1984. The Department is at the forefront of research in various specific areas and its contribution is of high significance. These areas include computer networks, information management, operations research and theoretical computer science. The Network Economics and Services Group belongs to the Theory, Economics and Systems Laboratory of Athens University of Economics and Business. The main activity of our research group lies in bridging the gap between traditional economics and modern telecommunication service technology. It investigates models and concepts where technology, information and economics meet. Our research activity focuses on areas such as economic models for network services, Internet pricing and multicasting, Peer-to-peer services and architectures, regulation and interconnection, Quality-of-Service management and traffic engineering, e-commerce technologies, and internet software tools. There is strong collaboration with the Mobile Multimedia Laboratory, which is involved in most research areas of wireless, mobile and multimedia communications and there is important joint work being carried out on pricing and charging mobile and wireless services.