Distributed Computation as an Economic System
AbstractAs computer networks grow and blanket the planet, they become a community of concurrent processes, which, in their interactions, strategies, and lack of perfect knowledge, become analogous to human market economies. Economics may thus offer new ways of designing and understanding the behavior of distributed computer systems.
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Volume (Year): 9 (1995)
Issue (Month): 1 (Winter)
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