Browse by Subject "game theory"

  • Bushey, Erik (2014-09-16)
    This dissertation is a collection of three essays which study different aspects of category captainship, a new and increasingly popular category management strategy. In this strategy retailers delegate their control of ...

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  • Wang, Zhenyu (2013-05-28)
    This dissertation focuses ultimately on the topic of evolution, which is the foundation of modern biology. I hope to understand, in a general sense, evolution on a population scale by investigating individual level ...

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  • Wang, Gui (2013-05-24)
    The work presented in this dissertation focuses on the design and operation of electricity markets with an emphasis on modeling the impacts of physical characteristics of electricity. These characteristics typically introduce ...

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  • Robbins, Matthew J. (2010-08-20)
    Vaccination is one of the most important and successful public health endeavors in human history, profoundly reducing mortalities caused by infectious diseases. In the United States, the comprehensive success of large ...

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  • Fryer, Dashiell (2012-02-06)
    A general framework for analyzing finite games will be introduced. The concept of an incentive function will be defined so that it is compatible with the updating protocol defined in Nash's proof of existence of equilibrium ...

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  • Cui, Linlin; Yueting, Chai (Tsinghua Univ. Express, 2008-04)
    Cooperation between companies provides synergy, through imp roved supply chain coordination. Th is paper gives a formal definition of the enterprise synergy problem (ESP) and criteria for the existence of the ESP mechanism. ...

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  • Huang, Yen-Wei (2010-08-20)
    We study a fingerprinting game in which the number of colluders and the collusion channel are unknown. The encoder embeds fingerprints into a host sequence and provides the decoder with the capability to trace back pirated ...

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  • Linlin, Cui; Yueting, Chai (CNGC, 2007-05)
    Supply Chain Collaboration (SCC) is defined as a status of optimized overall utility of the supply chain under the precondition of satisfactions of each supply chain member. The achievement of SCC is relative to the cooperation ...

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  • O'Dea, Dennis C. (2011-01-21)
    In three chapters I study the formation of social networks, and the impact the structures that arise may have in various economic settings. First, I develop a model of social network formation with heterogeneous agents ...

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