Here are the questions for this paper; pick any one question, and post to the dropbox.
- Discuss as to how an AS makes its routing decisions in order to maximize its profits or minimize its payments to other ISPs.
- ISP incentives can be at loggerheads with global route performance. Justify this claim.
- Even if economic issues aren't at play, in what ways are BGP computed routes be sub-optimal with respect to network performance.
- Discuss ways in which you could improve BGP.