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Resource Allocation for Sequential Decision Making Under Uncertainaty : Studies in Vehicular Traffic Control, Service Systems, Sensor Networks and Mechanism Design
A fundamental question in a sequential decision making setting under uncertainty is “how to allocate resources amongst competing entities so as to maximize the rewards accumulated in the long run?”. The resources allocated ...
Design Of Innovative Mechanisms For Contemporary Game Theoretic Problems In Electronic Commerce
Game theory and mechanism design have emerged as an important tool to model, analyze,and solve decentralized design problems involving multiple agents that interact strategically in a rational and intelligent way. Some ...
A Mechanism Design Approach To Resource Procurement In Computational Grids With Rational Resource Providers
A computational grid is a hardware and software infrastructure that provides dependable, consistent, pervasive, and inexpensive access to high-end computational capabilities. In the presence of grid users who are autonomous, ...
Design of Quality Assuring Mechanisms with Learning for Strategic Crowds
In this thesis, we address several generic problems concerned with procurement of tasks from a crowd that consists of strategic workers with uncertainty in their qualities. These problems assume importance as the quality ...
Mechanism Design For Strategic Crowdsourcing
(Indian Institute of Science, 2013-12-17)
This thesis looks into the economics of crowdsourcing using game theoretic modeling. The art of aggregating information and expertise from a diverse population has been in practice since a long time. The Internet and the ...
Design Of Truthful Allocation Mechanisms For Carbon Footprint Reduction
Global warming is currently a major challenge faced by the world. Reduction of carbon emissions is of paramount importance in the context of global warming. There are widespread ongoing efforts to find satisfactory ways ...