Sharing costs in highways: a game theoretic approach

Jeroen Kuipers, Manuel A. Mosquera*, José M. Zarzuelo

*Corresponding author for this work

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This paper introduces a new class of games, highway games, which arise from situations where there is a common resource that agents will jointly use. That resource is an ordered set of several indivisible sections, where each section has an associated fixed cost and each agent requires some consecutive sections. We present an easy formula to calculate the Shapley value, and we present an efficient procedure to calculate the nucleolus for this class of games.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)158-168
Number of pages11
JournalEuropean Journal of Operational Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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