Rational Multi-Agent Search
AbstractWe study games in which players search for an optimal action profile. All action profiles are either a success, with a payoff of one, or a failure, with a payoff of zero. Players do not know the location of success profiles; instead each player is privately informed about the marginal distribution of success profiles over his actions. We characterize optimal joint search strategies.
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