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September issue of Decision Analysis

  • 1.  September issue of Decision Analysis

    Posted 11 days ago
    As Editor-in-Chief of the INFORMS journal Decision Analysis, I wanted to let you know that the September issue has now been published.  The issue includes five papers, all of which deal in some way with game theory, cooperation, competition, or other multi-agent decisions.  See below for the list of titles and authors, and for a brief summary of the papers.

    Enjoy reading, and consider submitting your work!  (Also, don't forget the upcoming special issue on emerging topics in health decision analysis,

    Complete list of research articles:

    1) "Interdependent Altruistic Preference Models," by Jay Simon (American University), Don Saari and Robin Keller (University of California, Irvine)

    "Fire Code Inspection and Compliance: A Game-Theoretic Model Between Fire Inspection Agencies and Building Owners," by Puneet Agarwal, Kyle Hunt, Shivasubramanian Srinivasan, and Jun Zhuang (University at Buffalo)

    3) "Skills, Efficiency, and Timing in a Simple Attack and Defense Model," by Nicola Dimitri (University of Siena, Italy)

    4) "Managing Security Outsourcing in the Presence of Strategic Hackers," by Yong Wu, Junlin Duan, Tao Dai, and Dong Cheng (Donghua University, China)

    5) "Discussion of the Competitive Strategies of Telecom Operators and Over-the-Top Service Providers from the Perspective of Evolutionary Game Theory," by Hsi Tse Wang (TransWorld University, Taiwan)

    Vicki Bier
    University of Wisconsin
    Madison WI