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Off-Line Computation of Stackelberg Solutions with the Genetic Algorithm

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  • Vallee, Thomas
  • Basar, Tamer

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The paper studies off-line computation of the Stackelberg solution in a repeated game framework, utilizing the Genetic Algorithm. Simulations are conducted with a numerical linear quadratic example and a Fish War game example. Furthermore, it is shown that an evolutionary mutation probability is preferable to a fixed one as usually assumed. Citation Copyright 1999 by Kluwer Academic Publishers.

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  • Vallee, Thomas & Basar, Tamer, 1999. "Off-Line Computation of Stackelberg Solutions with the Genetic Algorithm," Computational Economics, Springer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 13(3), pages 201-209, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:compec:v:13:y:1999:i:3:p:201-09
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