Accession Number:

AD0768016

Title:

On Balanced Games Without Side Payments

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

In the paper the author presents a new proof of a basic theorem of game theory, due to Scarf, which states that every balanced game without side payments has a nonempty core. The main tool is a generalization of Sperners celebrated topological lemma concerning triangulations of the simplex.

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE