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Two-sided matching. A study in game-theoretic modeling and analysis. (English) Zbl 0726.90003
Econometric Society Monographs, 18. Cambridge etc.: Cambridge University Press. xiii, 263 p. £35.00; $ 54.50 (1990).
This innovative monograph, partly based on earlier work of the authors, deals with the problem of matching considered from the game-theoretic point of view. Thus a matching can be in equilibrium, it may be stable, some problems lead to an (assignment) game which is then studied in detail etc. The book is devoted into four parts which deal, respectively, with the problems of one-to-one matching (marriage problem), one-to-many matching (firms-employees problem), one-to-one matching with money as a continuous variable, open problems, and proposes research directions. Particular questions considered in the monograph include incomplete information, complex preferences as well as concrete algorithms.

MSC:
91-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to game theory, economics, and finance
91B68 Matching models
91A40 Other game-theoretic models
05C20 Directed graphs (digraphs), tournaments
05C70 Edge subsets with special properties (factorization, matching, partitioning, covering and packing, etc.)
90C27 Combinatorial optimization
05A05 Permutations, words, matrices
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