Chapter 16

Game Theory and Distributed Control**

Jason R. Marden*,1; Jeff S. Shamma    * Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Boulder, CO, USA School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA1 Corresponding author: email address: mooneymi@ohsu.edu

Abstract

Game theory has been employed traditionally as a modeling tool for describing and influencing behavior in societal systems. Recently, game theory has emerged as a valuable tool for controlling or prescribing behavior in distributed engineered systems. The rationale for this new perspective stems from the parallels between the underlying decision-making architectures in both societal systems and distributed engineered ...

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