Game Theoretic Problems in Network Economics and Mechanism by Y. Narahari, Dinesh Garg, Ramasuri Narayanam, Hastagiri

By Y. Narahari, Dinesh Garg, Ramasuri Narayanam, Hastagiri Prakash

With the appearance of the web and different glossy details and communique applied sciences, a powerful chance has spread out for introducing new, leading edge types of trade, markets, and enterprise. growing those ideas demands major interdisciplinary interplay between researchers in desktop technological know-how, conversation networks, operations study, economics, arithmetic, sociology, and administration technology. within the rising period of recent difficulties and demanding situations, one specific software that has chanced on frequent functions is mechanism design.

The concentration of this publication is to discover video game theoretic modeling and mechanism layout for challenge fixing in web and community economics. It offers a valid beginning of correct suggestions and concept, to aid follow mechanism layout to challenge fixing in a rigorous approach.

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The profile (A,A) is Nash equilibrium because u1 (A, A) > u1 (B, A); u2 (A, A) > u2 (A, B). The profile (B, B) is a Nash equilibrium because u1 (B, B) > u1 (A, B); u2 (B, B) > u2 (B, A). The best response sets are given by: B1 (A) = {A}; B1 (B) = {B}; B2 (A) = {A}; B2 (B) = {B}. Since A ∈ B1 (A) and A ∈ B2 (A), (A, A) is a Nash equilibrium. Similarly since B ∈ B1 (B) and B ∈ B2 (B), (B, B) is a Nash equilibrium. 13 (Prisoner’s Dilemma). 4. Note that (C,C) is the unique pure strategy Nash equilibrium here.

The products A and B are competing products. Product A is a niche product of company 1 while product B is a niche product of company 2. If both the companies produce product A the consumers are compelled to buy product A and would naturally prefer to buy it from company 1 rather than from 2. Assume that company 1 will capture two thirds of the market. We will reflect this fact by saying that the payoff to company 1 is twice as much as for company 2. If both the companies produce product B, the reverse situation will prevail and company 2 will make twice as much payoff as company 1.

The strategies are also called actions or pure strategies. We denote by S, the Cartesian product S1 × S2 × · · · × Sn . The set S is the collection of all strategy profiles of the players. Note that the utility of an agent depends not only on its own strategy but also on the strategies of the rest of the agents. Every profile of strategies induces an outcome in the game. A strategic form game is said to be finite if N and all the strategy sets S1 , . . , Sn are finite. The idea behind a strategic form game is to capture each agent’s decision problem of choosing a strategy that will counter the strategies adopted by the other agents.

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