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Cooperative Games With Incomplete Information: Some Open Problems



    (CEREMADE and LEDa, Université Paris-Dauphine, Place du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, 75775 Paris cedex 16, France; Institut Universitaire de France, France)



    (Department of Economics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA)

This is a brief survey describing some of the recent progress and open problems in the area of cooperative games with incomplete information. We discuss exchange economies, cooperative Bayesian games with orthogonal coalitions, and issues of cooperation in noncooperative Bayesian games.

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Article provided by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. in its journal International Game Theory Review.

Volume (Year): 15 (2013)
Issue (Month): 02 ()
Pages: 1340009-1-1340009-17

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