Cooperation Mechanism for a Network Game. Conference Paper uri icon

abstract

  • Abstract: Many real world Multi Agent Systems encompass a large population of self interested agents which are connected with one another in an intricate network. If one is willing to accept the common axioms of Game Theory one can assume that the population will arrange itself into an equilibrium state. The present position paper proposes to use a mediating cooperative distributed algorithm instead. A setting where agents have to choose one action out of two-download information or free-ride their neighbors' effort-has been …

publication date

  • January 1, 2011