Fair Division: From Cake-Cutting to Dispute Resolution

Fair Division: From Cake-Cutting to Dispute Resolution

ISBN-10:
0521556449
ISBN-13:
9780521556446
Pub. Date:
03/28/1996
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Fair Division: From Cake-Cutting to Dispute Resolution

Fair Division, unlike most research on fairness in the social sciences and mathematics, is devoted solely to the analysis of constructive procedures for actually dividing things up and resolving disputes, including indivisible items or issues, such as the marital property in a divorce or sovereignty in an international dispute.

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ISBN-13: 9780521556446
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/28/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Proportionality for n=2; 2. Proportionality for n>2: the divisible case; 3. Proportionality for n>2: the indivisible case; 4. Envy-freeness and equitability for n=2; 5. Applications for the point-allocation procedures; 6. Envy-free procedures for n=3 and n=4; 7. Envy-free procedures for arbitrary n; 8. Divide-the-dollar; 9. Fair division by auctions; 10. Fair divisions by elections; 11. Conclusions; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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