Multi-agent systems and microeconomic theory: a negotiation approach to solve scheduling problems in high dynamic environments

H. Czap, M. Becker
2003 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2003. Proceedings of the  
Microeconomics offer a far developed theory on the subject of rational choice. This theory is applied to a multi-agent system, which has been modeled in order to establish schedules for operating theatres in general hospitals. A concept based on conjoint analysis is introduced in order to measure preferences of involved individuals and to establish corresponding individual utility functions. Aggregation of individual preferences to find a final compromise schedule is demonstrated following the
more » ... ated following the Nash bargaining solution of game theory. 1
doi:10.1109/hicss.2003.1174204 dblp:conf/hicss/CzapB03 fatcat:zrqzwderezc2rbfiqvqzxtz4mi