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Algorithmic Cost Allocation Games: Theory and Applications

  • Nam-Dũng Hoàng
Conference paper
Part of the Operations Research Proceedings book series (ORP)

Abstract

This article gives an overview on some of the results of the author’s PhD thesis [7]. This thesis deals with the cost allocation problem, which arises when several participants share the costs of building or using a common infrastructure.We attempt to answer the question: What is a fair cost allocation among participants? By combining cooperative game theory and state-of-the-art algorithms from linear and integer programming, our work not only defines fair cost allocations but also calculates them numerically for large real-world applications.

Keywords

Grand Coalition Cost Allocation Price Vector Cooperative Game Theory Rail Transport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mathematics, Mechanics, and InformaticsVietnam National UniversityHanoiVietnam

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