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Chapter 14:Chapter 14: Allocating Scarce Resources
 

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Chapter 14:Chapter 14:
Allocating Scarce Resources
With two player games, we had a
"one shot" decision with no way ofone shot decision with no way of
binding the negotiation. In this
chapter, we rethink those decisions.
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Reaching Agreements
How do agents reach agreements when they are self interested?
In an extreme case (zero sum encounter) no agreement is possible in
which both win -- but in most scenarios, there is potential for
mutually beneficial agreement on matters of common interesty f g
Example: handling an estate. How do you decide who gets what?
There is only one item than many may want.
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Mechanisms, Protocols, and Strategies
Negotiation is governed by a particular mechanism, or
protocol.

  

Source: Allan, Vicki H. - Department of Computer Science, Utah State University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences