Dynamic Games and Applications

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 657–682 | Cite as

Two Numerical Approaches to Stationary Mean-Field Games



Here, we consider numerical methods for stationary mean-field games (MFG) and investigate two classes of algorithms. The first one is a gradient-flow method based on the variational characterization of certain MFG. The second one uses monotonicity properties of MFG. We illustrate our methods with various examples, including one-dimensional periodic MFG, congestion problems, and higher-dimensional models.


Mean-field games Monotone schemes Numerical methods 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of ScienceUniversity of DammamDammamSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.CEMSE Division and KAUST SRI, Center for Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Science and EngineeringKing Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)ThuwalSaudi Arabia

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