Fair Queueing

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Springer | Economic Theory | July 22, 2016 | ISBN-10: 331933770X | 157 pages | pdf | 1.48 mb

Authors: Chun, Youngsub

Comprehensive survey on the recent developments of the queueing problem

Closely related to the problem of allocating indivisible goods

Interesting applications of various approaches to the queueing problem

This monograph provides a detailed analysis on fair queueing rules from a normative, a strategic, and a non-cooperative viewpoint. The queueing problem is concerned with the following situation: There is a group of agents who must be served in a facility. The facility can handle only one agent at a time and agents incur waiting costs. The problem is to find the order in which to serve agents and monetary transfers they should receive. The queueing problem has been studied extensively in the recent literature.

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1 b/w illustrations


Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods

Operation Research/Decision Theory

Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences

Operations Research, Mathematical Programming

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