Game-Theoretic Decision Making for the Resilience of Interdependent Infrastructures Exposed to Disruptions

  • Yiping Fang
  • Enrico ZioEmail author
Part of the Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications book series (ASTSA)


This chapter addresses the challenges associated with assessing and improving the resilience of interdependent critical infrastructure systems under potential disruptive events. A specific set of analytical tools are introduced based on quantitative models of infrastructure systems operation and their functional interdependencies. Specifically, the game-theoretic attacker-defender and defender-attacker-defender modeling techniques are applied to assessing the resilience of interdependent CI systems under worst-case disruptions, and advising policymakers on making pre-disruption decisions for improving the resilience of interdependent infrastructures. A case of interdependent power and gas systems is presented to show the proposed model and highlight the significance of protecting interdependent CIs.


Critical infrastructure Interdependencies Resilience Game theoretic models 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chaire on Systems Science and the Energy Challenge, Fondation Electricité de France (EDF), Laboratoire Génie Industriel, CentraleSupélecUniversité Paris-SaclayGif-Sur-Yvette CedexFrance
  2. 2.Energy DepartmentPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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