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A Study on the Using of Game Theory in Sustainable Construction

  • Pınar Usta
  • Serap Ergün
  • Sırma Zeynep Alparslan Gök
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 6)

Abstract

In recent years, population growth, consumption of natural resources as a result of industrialization and urbanization, environmental issues have increased rapidly and this increase has reached dangerous proportions. Therefore, Environmental concept has influenced the structure of the planning discipline, ecological approach to planning and sustainability has gained importance. In this area, using different methods have been made in the quest to produce fast and effective solutions. Game theory approach, which can be given as an example of such methods, is seen planning and structure design in the content of sustainability. In this paper, studies on the sustainability and game theory concepts in the literature have been investigated and evaluated, as a whole.

Keywords

Sustainability Sustainable construction Sustainable architecture Game theory Nash equilibrium Shapley value 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pınar Usta
    • 1
  • Serap Ergün
    • 2
  • Sırma Zeynep Alparslan Gök
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringSuleyman Demirel UniversityIspartaTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Software EngineeringSuleyman Demirel UniversityIspartaTurkey
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsSuleyman Demirel UniversityIspartaTurkey

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