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On the Convexity of Precedence Sequencing Games


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  • Hamers, H.J.M.
  • Klijn, F.
  • Velzen, S. van

    (Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research)


In this paper we study a class of cooperative sequencing games that arise from one-machine sequencing situations in which chain precedence relations are imposed on the jobs.It is shown that these sequencing games are convex.

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Paper provided by Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research in its series Discussion Paper with number 2002-112.

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Date of creation: 2002
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Handle: RePEc:dgr:kubcen:2002112

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Keywords: cooperative games; sequencing games;

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  1. Hamers, Herbert & Klijn, Flip & Suijs, Jeroen, 1999. "On the balancedness of multiple machine sequencing games," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 119(3), pages 678-691, December.
  2. Borm, P.E.M. & Calleja, P. & Hamers, H.J.M. & Klijn, F. & Slikker, M., 2002. "On a new class of parallel sequencing situations and related games," Open Access publications from Tilburg University urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-90187, Tilburg University.
  3. Hamers, H. & Borm, P. & Tijs, S., 1993. "A Games Corresponding to Sequencing Situations with Ready Times," Papers 9316, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research.
  4. Hamers, H.J.M. & Suijs, J.P.M. & Tijs, S.H. & Borm, P.E.M., 1996. "The split core of sequencing games," Open Access publications from Tilburg University urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-72471, Tilburg University.
  5. Velzen, S. van & Hamers, H.J.M., 2002. "On the Balancedness of Relaxed Sequencing Games," Discussion Paper 2002-49, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  6. Curiel, I. & Potters, J.A.M. & Rajendra Prasad, V. & Tijs, S.H. & Veltman, B., 1994. "Sequencing and cooperation," Open Access publications from Tilburg University urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-154192, Tilburg University.
  7. Curiel, I. & Pederzoli, G. & Tijs, S.H., 1989. "Sequencing games," Open Access publications from Tilburg University urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-154243, Tilburg University.
  8. Curiel, Imma & Pederzoli, Giorgio & Tijs, Stef, 1989. "Sequencing games," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 40(3), pages 344-351, June.
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Cited by:
  1. Grundel, Soesja & Çiftçi, Barış & Borm, Peter & Hamers, Herbert, 2013. "Family sequencing and cooperation," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 226(3), pages 414-424.
  2. Ciftci, B.B. & Borm, P.E.M. & Hamers, H.J.M. & Slikker, M., 2008. "Batch Sequencing and Cooperation," Discussion Paper 2008-100, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  3. van Velzen, Bas & Hamers, Herbert & Solymosi, Tamas, 2008. "Core stability in chain-component additive games," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 62(1), pages 116-139, January.
  4. Gerichhausen, M. & Hamers, H.J.M., 2007. "Partitioning Sequencing Situations and Games," Discussion Paper 2007-40, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  5. Velzen, S. van, 2003. "Sequencing Games with Controllable Processing Time," Discussion Paper 2003-105, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.


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