eBook Belief-based Stability in Coalition Formation with Uncertainty, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642382150
  • ISBN-13: 9783642382154
  • DDC: 006.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 183 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Belief-based Stability in Coalition Formation with Uncertainty An Intelligent Agents' Perspective discusses coalition stability. It extends the classic stability concept of the non-transferable utility core by proposing new belief-based stability criteria under uncertainty, and illustrates how the new concept can be used to analyze the stability of a new type of belief-based coalition formation game. The book is intended for graduate students, engineers, and researchers in the field of artificial intelligence and computer science.Chi-kong Chan is a laboratory manager and a visiting lecturer at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China; Ho-fung Leung is a Professor and the Chairman of Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
1: Multi-Agent Cooperation and Stability.
2: Non-Transferable Utility Games and Coalition Formation Mechanisms.
3: Two Classes of Stability — Strong Core and Weak Core.
4: The b-Core: Belief-Based Coalition Stability.
5: Example Application of the b-Core: Buyer Coalition Problem with Beliefs.
6: The Complete Picture: sb-Core and wb-Core.
7: Conclusion.
Book References.