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In this chapter, based on the competition among media cloud, brokers and users, we have presented a resource allocation scheme for users to achieve satisfied QoE with media cloud. In the proposed scheme, the media cloud can determine a certain price to lease cloud resource to brokers. Each broker can determine the size of cloud resource to buy and then provide the cloud resource to users at certain price. The user can adjust his strategy to decide his connecting broker. The resource allocation problem has been formulated as a four-stage Stackelberg game. Through the backward induction method, we have proposed an iterative algorithm to obtain the Stackelberg equilibrium to implement the proposed scheme. Simulation results have been presented to demonstrate the performance of the proposal.


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