Coalition Formation by Organizations

  • Shingo Takahashi
  • Kyoichi Kijima
  • Ryo Sato


In this chapter, multi-organizational decision situations, in terms of coalition formation, are treated.


Cooperative Game Coalition Formation Coalition Structure Profit Function Grand Coalition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shingo Takahashi
    • 1
  • Kyoichi Kijima
    • 2
  • Ryo Sato
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Science and EngineeringWaseda UniversityShinjuku-ku, TokyoJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of Decision Science and TechnologyTokyo Institute of TechnologyMeguro-ku, TokyoJapan
  3. 3.Institute of Policy and Planning SciencesThe University of TsukubaTsukuba, IbarakiJapan

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