Cost Monotonic "Cost and Charge" Rules for Connection Situations
AbstractThe special class of conservative charge systems for minimum cost spanning tree (mcst) situations is introduced.These conservative charge systems lead to single-valued rules for mcst situations, which can also be described with the aid of obligation functions and are, consequently, cost monotonic.A value-theoretic interpretation of these rules is also provided.
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cost allocation; minimum cost spanning tree situations; cost monotonicity; sharing values;
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