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Computing equilibria: a computational complexity perspective

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    Volume (Year): 42 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 193-236

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    Keywords: Equilibrium computation; Computational complexity; NP-completeness; PPAD-completeness; C61; C63; C68;

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    1. Aziz, Haris & Brandt, Felix & Harrenstein, Paul, 2013. "Pareto optimality in coalition formation," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 82(C), pages 562-581.
    2. Bernhard Stengel, 2010. "Computation of Nash equilibria in finite games: introduction to the symposium," Economic Theory, Springer, Springer, vol. 42(1), pages 1-7, January.

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