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Economics and Computation

An Introduction to Algorithmic Game Theory, Computational Social Choice, and Fair Division

  • Jörg Rothe

Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Jörg Rothe
    Pages 1-37
  3. Playing Successfully

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Piotr Faliszewski, Irene Rothe, Jörg Rothe
      Pages 41-134
    3. Edith Elkind, Jörg Rothe
      Pages 135-193
  4. Voting and Judging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Dorothea Baumeister, Jörg Rothe
      Pages 197-325
    3. Edith Hemaspaandra, Lane A. Hemaspaandra, Jörg Rothe
      Pages 327-360
    4. Dorothea Baumeister, Gábor Erdélyi, Jörg Rothe
      Pages 361-391
  5. Fair Division

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 393-393
    2. Claudia Lindner, Jörg Rothe
      Pages 395-491
    3. Jérôme Lang, Jörg Rothe
      Pages 493-550
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 551-612

About this book

Introduction

This textbook connects three vibrant areas at the interface between economics and computer science: algorithmic game theory, computational social choice, and fair division. It thus offers an interdisciplinary treatment of collective decision making from an economic and computational perspective. Part I introduces to algorithmic game theory, focusing on both noncooperative and cooperative game theory. Part II introduces to computational social choice, focusing on both preference aggregation (voting) and judgment aggregation. Part III introduces to fair division, focusing on the division of both a single divisible resource ("cake-cutting") and multiple indivisible and unshareable resources ("multiagent resource allocation"). In all these parts, much weight is given to the algorithmic and complexity-theoretic aspects of problems arising in these areas, and the interconnections between the three parts are of central interest.

Keywords

Algorithmic Game Theory Computational Economics Computational Social Choice Fair Division Manipulation in Voting Social Choice Theory

Editors and affiliations

  • Jörg Rothe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceHeinrich-Heine-Universität DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-47904-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-47903-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-47904-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2192-4333
  • Series Online ISSN 2192-4341
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