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A Higher-order Framework for Decision Problems and Games [article]

Jules Hedges, Paulo Oliva, Evguenia Winschel, Viktor Winschel, Philipp Zahn
2014 arXiv   pre-print
We introduce a new unified framework for modelling both decision problems and finite games based on quantifiers and selection functions.  ...  We introduce a suitable generalisation of Nash equilibrium for games in terms of quantifiers and selection functions.  ...  Introduction In this paper we introduce a new formal framework to reason about decision problems and finite games.  ... 
arXiv:1409.7411v1 fatcat:yxjcxmymbzh2vpbouwavnjfzyy

A game theoretic framework for petroleum refinery strategic production planning

Philip Tominac, Vladimir Mahalec
2017 AIChE Journal  
A game theoretic framework for strategic production planning. AIChE J. In Press (2017).  ...  Abstract A game theoretic framework for strategic refinery production planning is presented in which strategic planning problems are formulated as non-cooperative potential games whose solutions represent  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Government of Ontario, and the McMaster Advanced Control Consortium whom we thank for  ... 
doi:10.1002/aic.15644 fatcat:xlqusiwsjrexxm6y2jvgamtlam

Personnel Selection in a Competitive Environment

Marilyn Bello, Rafael Bello, María M. García-Lorenzo, Ann Nowe
2016 Journal of Computacion y Sistemas  
The personnel selection problem is a classical decision making problem.  ...  Second, given the rankings of the candidates for each employer, a method based on the game theory is presented to solve this problem.  ...  We have formulated the personnel selection problem as a non-cooperative game; the game theoretic approach provides a mathematical framework designed for the analysis of the employer interaction.  ... 
doi:10.13053/cys-20-2-2315 fatcat:wp6nnpvm3zbfpi5ans6zppalfq

Optimising market share and profit margin: SMDP-based tariff pricing under the smart grid paradigm

Rodrigue T. Kuate, Maria Chli, Hai H. Wang
2014 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, Europe  
We have abstracted the problem of deciding on a tariff price as faced by a retailer, as a semi-Markov decision problem (SMDP).  ...  Smart grid technologies have given rise to a liberalised and decentralised electricity market, enabling energy providers and retailers to have a better understanding of the demand side and its response  ...  This problem has been modelled as a semi-Markov decision problem (SMDP) and solved with a hierarchical reinforcement learning approach MAXQ value function decomposition and SARSA(λ).  ... 
doi:10.1109/isgteurope.2014.7028942 fatcat:leksheha5jcdpj7t2zdabxqrai

Game Design as a Tool to Promote Higher Order Thinking Skills

Natalya Rudina Shamsuar
2014 International journal for innovation education and research  
The objective of the study is to propose a conceptual framework and demonstrate the tools and resources needed by educators to embed higher order thinking skills in classroom using game design.  ...  This paper reports a study conducted on enabling teaching higher order thinking skills among kids aged 7 to 12 years old.  ...  Higher order thinking skills (HOTS) consists of problem solving, systemic environment and decision making as components [9] [13] [21] .  ... 
doi:10.31686/ijier.vol2.iss6.194 fatcat:43tcsaf5xffidfjuybi77i7qki

Integrated Configuration of Platform Products and Supply Chains for Mass Customization: A Game-Theoretic Approach

George Q. Huang, Xin Yan Zhang, Victor H. Y. Lo
2007 IEEE transactions on engineering management  
The manufacturer finishes the game by taking the last move to make his ordering decisions.  ...  The concerned suppliers make the second move to optimize their decisions including price discounts and their ordering policies.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Authors would also like to thanks the referees for their very insightful and constructive comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tem.2006.889074 fatcat:jtdzdy3drjblfetu4yuebym7gy

A dynamic game theoretic framework for process plant competitive upgrade and production planning

Philip Tominac, Vladimir Mahalec
2017 AIChE Journal  
This is a pre-peer reviewed version of the of the following article: Tominac P, Mahalec V. A dynamic game theoretic framework for process plant strategic upgrade and production planning. AIChE J.  ...  Abstract A dynamic potential game theoretic production planning framework is presented in which production plants are treated as individual competing entities and competition occurs dynamically over a  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Government of Ontario, and the McMaster Advanced Control Consortium whom we thank for  ... 
doi:10.1002/aic.15995 fatcat:eyanylrzpjekpaljegiqbrup7i

The Effect of Stakeholder Interactions on Design Decisions [chapter]

Garrett Waycaster, Christian Bes, Volodymyr Bilotkach, Christian Gogu, Raphael Haftka, Nam-Ho Kim
2015 Computational Methods in Applied Sciences  
Utilizing game theory, we propose a framework for understanding the types of interactions that may take place and their effect on the design optimization formulation.  ...  This framework is demonstrated for a simple example of interactions between an aircraft designer and an airline.  ...  We can express this problem using a decision tree (cf. Fig. 2) , known in game theory as an extensive form game [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18320-6_22 fatcat:rewryfb7ujbyjf5ag6grdlcgbq

Nonlinear Pedagogy Game Instruction [chapter]

Sanmuga Nathan
2018 Sport Pedagogy - Recent Approach to Technical-Tactical Alphabetization  
Pedagogical game-based instructions such as Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) and constraint-led (CLT) theory from ecological perspective of motor learning seems to attract significant attentions  ...  Even though TGfU as game-based tactical approach through its pedagogical principles representation and exaggeration considered as a Nonlinear Pedagogy (NP) approach but in essence TGfU is a student-centered  ...  The author acknowledges the Sultan Idris Education University granting small research grant for NP study and Education Ministry of Malaysia ethical clearance for allowing to conduct earlier research in  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.75198 fatcat:iff6laxnibf3hfxnnaapu2vd24

Coalgebraic Semantics of Reflexive Economics (Dagstuhl Seminar 15042)

Samson Abramsky, Alexander Kurz, Pierre Lescanne, Viktor Winschel, Marc Herbstritt
2015 Dagstuhl Reports  
This report documents the program and the outcomes of Dagstuhl Seminar 15042 "Coalgebraic  ...  A Higher-order Framework for Decision Problems and Games, 2014, by Jules Hedges, Paulo Oliva, Evguenia Winschel, Viktor Winschel, Philipp Zahn: This framework, again fully compositional, is build on higher-order  ...  The coalgebraic games so far lack a generalized or higher-order approach to preferences as the higher-order games do.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.5.1.197 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/AbramskyKLW15 fatcat:bfot4e2lbjh5tarbfps4qzrsmy

Modern technologies of teaching economics in the context of the principles of sustainable development

Mariya Kivarina, A.D. Nazarov
2021 E3S Web of Conferences  
The article discusses the features of the imitation game as a strategy for teaching economic disciplines in higher education.  ...  The goals and functions of the imitation game are highlighted, its results and competencies are formulated. Role-playing and business games are considered as two main types of imitation games.  ...  It sets the framework for the game and thus creates a base for it, while the game gives learners the opportunity to make specific decisions within the boundaries of a given model. V.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202129505010 fatcat:zlet6gjyfzhf7fyccvhiub6n3e

Design Principles and Ethical Issues of Gaming Instructional Materials: Unifying the Views of Educational Technology and Simulation and Gaming

Toshiki Matsuda
2012 STUDIES IN SIMULATION AND GAMING  
Studies in this field set up higher-order objectives such as rule finding and problem solving.  ...  The games that my team has developed for the education seek to cultivate the higher order objectives.  ...  problem solving and decision making should neither offer solutions for specific cases, nor formulate a standard procedure.  ... 
doi:10.32165/jasag.22.special_16 fatcat:k3zoovyfarfhnbwdpceaxpkqfy

Let's Share: A Game-Theoretic Framework for Resource Sharing in Mobile Edge Clouds [article]

Faheem Zafari, Kin K. Leung, Don Towsley, Prithwish Basu, Ananthram Swami, Jian Li
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We model resource sharing as a multi-objective optimization problem and present a solution framework based on Cooperative Game Theory (CGT).  ...  We prove that for a monotonic, non-decreasing utility function, the game is canonical and convex. Hence, the core is not empty and the grand coalition is stable.  ...  The U.S. and U.K. Governments are authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for Government purposes notwithstanding any copy-right notation hereon.  ... 
arXiv:2001.00567v1 fatcat:i27m2eigcfhkhn3n6k4jlpcpeq

Convergence Performance Of Sinr And Sir Utilities For A Distributed Resource Allocation Game

S.S Prasad, Rithika Baruah, A Siddharth
2011 International Journal of Wireless & Mobile Networks  
Supermodularity conditions are fundamental constraints for global convergence of utilities in a pricing game which have been previously defined.  ...  In such networks, the decisions taken by the users are based on perceived measures or statistics which are collected dynamically. Decision taken by one node affects and influences the other nodes.  ...  In the following sections, the problem of the distributed wireless resource allocation game is formulated as a non-cooperative game, the mathematical model for the problem within an assumed system framework  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijwmn.2011.3303 fatcat:dcyfwvpnvvddnk3y7vddv53bsa

Page 4700 of Mathematical Reviews Vol. , Issue 85j [page]

1985 Mathematical Reviews  
The basic frameworks, technical concepts and results for reducing fuzziness and complexity for each class of problems are described.  ...  Expressions for the first two moments and a recursive relation for higher moments of the waiting time are also given.”  ... 
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