An Evolutionary Trade Network Game With Preferential Partner Selection
AbstractAn evolutionary trade network game (TNG) is proposed for studying the interplay between evolutionary game dynamics and preferential partner selection in various market contexts with distributed adaptive agents. The modular form of the TNG facilitates experimentation with alternative specifications for trade partner matching, trading, expectation up dating, and trade strategy evolution. Experimental results obtained using a C++ implementation suggest that the conventional optimality properties used to evaluate agent matching mechanisms in static market contexts maybe inadequate measures of optimality from an evolutionary perspective.
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- Tesfatsion, Leigh, 1996. "An Evolutionary Trade Network Game with Preferential Partner Selection," Staff General Research Papers 2047, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
- Leigh S. Tesfatsion, . "An Evolutionary Trade Network Game with Preferential Partner Selection," Computing in Economics and Finance 1996 _057, Society for Computational Economics.
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- C6 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling
- C7 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory
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