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Recent developments in the queueing problem

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  • Youngsub Chun

    (Seoul National University)

  • Manipushpak Mitra

    (Indian Statistical Institute)

  • Suresh Mutuswami

    (University of Leicester)

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A group of agents must be served in a facility. The facility can serve only one agent at a time and agents incur waiting costs. The queueing problems is concerned with finding the order to serve agents and the monetary transfers. It can be solved by taking various approaches: the cooperative game theoretic approach, the normative approach, the strategic approach, the bargaining approach, and the combination of these approaches. In this paper, we provide a survey on the recent developments in the queueing problem.

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  • Youngsub Chun & Manipushpak Mitra & Suresh Mutuswami, 2019. "Recent developments in the queueing problem," TOP: An Official Journal of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research, Springer;Sociedad de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, vol. 27(1), pages 1-23, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:topjnl:v:27:y:2019:i:1:d:10.1007_s11750-019-00499-0
    DOI: 10.1007/s11750-019-00499-0
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    Queueing problem; Cooperative game theoretic approach; Normative approach; Strategic approach; Bargaining approach;
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    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design

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