Simulated trading in a two-good economy on a network

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dc.contributor.advisor Brooks, Bernard Shi, Ke 2012-09-04T13:22:57Z 2012-09-04T13:22:57Z 2012-05
dc.description.abstract With the upturn in living standards and increasing work stress, people have started to pay more attention to how happy they feel in their daily lives. Evaluating people's happiness is becoming increasingly important in scientific fields. The focus of this thesis is to build a rational happiness function and to do simulations on several kinds of social networks related to the real world in a trading model with only two types of goods but no common currency. The purpose of the simulations is to seek the equilibrium points of the trading system. For this model, the parameters in the function and the shape of networks are key factors that affect the experimental results. en_US
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dc.subject None provided en_US
dc.subject.lcc BF575.H27 S44 2012
dc.subject.lcsh Happiness--Economic aspects--Mathematical models en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Social networks--Mathematical models en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Commerce--Mathematical models en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Social exchange--Simulation methods en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Multiagent systems en_US
dc.title Simulated trading in a two-good economy on a network en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US College of Science en_US
dc.description.department School of Mathematical Sciences en_US

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