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A polynomial rule for the problem of sharing delay costs in PERT networks

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Castro, Javier and Gómez, Daniel and Tejada Cazorla, Juan Antonio (2008) A polynomial rule for the problem of sharing delay costs in PERT networks. Computers and Operations Research, 35 (7). pp. 2376-2387. ISSN 0305-0548

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Abstract

In this paper we define the weighted serial cost sharing rule for the cost allocation problem.We apply this new rule to the problem of sharing delay costs in a PERT network. This rule belongs to the Core and is the Weighted Shapley Value for a particular game. Furthermore, we present a characterization of this rule and a polynomial algorithm for its calculation.


Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:PERT; Serial cost sharing; Delay cost; Weighted Shapley Value
Subjects:Sciences > Mathematics > Operations research
ID Code:16006
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