Chakrabarti, Subhadip and Tangsangasaksri, Supanit (2014): Network Topology, Higher Orders of Stability and Efficiency.

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Abstract
Stable networks of order r where r is a natural number refer to those networks that are immune to coalitional deviation of size r or less. In this paper, we introduce stability of a finite order and examine its relation with efficient networks under anonymous and component additive value functions and the componentwise egalitarian allocation rule. In particular, we examine shapes of networks or network architectures that would resolve the conflict between stability and efficiency in the sense that if stable networks assume those shapes they would be efficient and if efficient networks assume those shapes, they would be stable with minimal further restrictions on value functions.
Item Type:  MPRA Paper 

Original Title:  Network Topology, Higher Orders of Stability and Efficiency 
Language:  English 
Keywords:  Stability of order r, Efficiency, Network architecture 
Subjects:  C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6  Mathematical Methods ; Programming Models ; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C62  Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C7  Game Theory and Bargaining Theory > C71  Cooperative Games 
Item ID:  52749 
Depositing User:  Subhadip Chakrabarti 
Date Deposited:  07. Jan 2014 14:55 
Last Modified:  07. Jan 2014 15:18 
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URI:  https://mpra.ub.unimuenchen.de/id/eprint/52749 