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A Role of Micro-macro Loop for Knowledge Creation by Heterogeneous Agents

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Abstract

In this paper, the problem of knowledge sharing of self-interested agents with heterogeneous knowledge is formulated as knowledge trading games. Agents are heterogeneous and they have different value judgment. We aggregate their idiosyncratic value judgment with threshold, and characterize agents by their thresholds. We study repeated knowledge transaction by focusing on the micro-macro loop between individual knowledge and common knowledge. We show the knowledge accumulation process by changing the initial levels of both private and common knowledge. Knowledge sharing is important process of creating new knowledge. We show that re-combination ability is most important to create new knowledge.

Keywords

knowledge sharing knowledge accumulation threshold re-combination ability 

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© Springer Japan 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Defense Academy Dept. of Computer ScienceJapan

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