Efficiency analysis of load balancing games with and without activation costs


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Chen B., Gurel S.

JOURNAL OF SCHEDULING, cilt.15, ss.157-164, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s10951-011-0247-8
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF SCHEDULING
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.157-164

Özet

In this paper, we study two models of resource allocation games: the classical load-balancing game and its new variant involving resource activation costs. The resources we consider are identical and the social costs of the games are utilitarian, which are the average of all individual players' costs.