Competitive Facility Location along a Highway

  • Hee-Kap Ahn
  • Siu-Wing Cheng
  • Otfried Cheong
  • Mordecai Golin
  • René van Oostrum
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2108)


We consider a competitive facility location problem with two players.Pla yers alternate placing points, one at a time, into the playing arena, until each of them has placed n points.The arena is then subdivided according to the nearest-neighbor rule, and the player whose points control the larger area wins.We present a winning strategy for the second player, where the arena is a circle or a line segment.


Blue Point Line Strategy Facility Location Model Competitive Facility Location Competitive Facility Location Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hee-Kap Ahn
    • 1
  • Siu-Wing Cheng
    • 2
  • Otfried Cheong
    • 1
  • Mordecai Golin
    • 2
  • René van Oostrum
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUtrecht UniversityNetherlands
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceHKUSTHong Kong

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