5 edition of Games in hierarchies and networks found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Fritz W. Scharpf (editor).|
|Series||Publication series of the Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, Köln ;, Bd. 11, Schriften des Max-Planck-Instituts für Gesellschaftsforschung, Köln ;, Bd. 11.|
|Contributions||Scharpf, Fritz Wilhelm.|
|LC Classifications||JA74 .G37 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||448 p. :|
|Number of Pages||448|
|ISBN 10||3593346974, 0813316685|
|LC Control Number||93189338|
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The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power - Kindle edition by Ferguson, Niall. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power/5().
The Square and the Tower is an excellent book written by historian and writer Niall Ferguson about networks and hierarchies. The books discusses how features of networks and hierarchies relate to history, including the Games in hierarchies and networks book of history.
A stimulating read.4/5(). His latest book, The Square and Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power, claims to be “a whole new way of looking at. These networks pose challenges to established hierarchies in three different ways. First, they drastically increase the volume of information and speed with which others have access to : Oday Kamal.
Editorial Reviews "Frameworks provides a coherent and consistently argued frame for understanding world history on a large and connected scale, with clear conceptual attention paid to the relationship between the global and the local.
The graphic representations of the relationship between networks, hierarchies, systems, and cultural frames are innovative and facilitate : Oxford University Press.
Once you start thinking in terms of networks rather than hierarchies, it becomes clear that we must change how we do things; and not just within organizations, but also in how we approach a competitive marketplace.
As it turns out, firms that seek to strengthen industrial networks have a big advantage over those that seek to preserve hierarchies. Get this from a library. Games in hierarchies and networks: analytical and empirical approaches to the study of governance institutions.
[Fritz Wilhelm Scharpf;]. Get this from a library. The cooperative game theory of networks and hierarchies.
[Robert P Gilles] -- The book brings together an overview of standard concepts in cooperative game theory with applications to the analysis of social networks and hierarchical authority organizations. The standard. This interdisciplinary reader provides a distinctive introduction to the way social, political and economic life is coordinated.
It brings together three quite different models of coordination - markets, hierarchies and networks - and places them into a comparative framework, presenting a Price: $ Games in Hierarchies and Networks: Analytical and Empirical Approaches to the Study of Governance by Fritz W.
ew Press, pp. $Author: Neil W. Henry. In the sections of the book covering the recent past, Ferguson has a tendency to introduce topics that are interesting but only loosely connected to the conceptual lens of networks and : Gabriel Rossman.
Markets, Hierarchies and Networks is a set book on The Open University course D Running the Country. `In summary, it can be recorded that this is a substantial book: substantial in a number of respects.
First it has much of substance to it - it covers a lot of ground. Second, as most papers in the book are closely argued, it covers that. Lifestyle › Books The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power by Niall Ferguson - review Strange things can happen when humans get together.
The network has been recognised as the basic pattern of organisation in all living systems. Ecosystems in nature are essentially networks of organisms. As Fritjof Capra points out, organisms themselves are networks of cells, and cells networks of molecules.
An ecosystem is a flexible, responsive, ever-fluctuating network. Its flexibility is a consequence of multiple dynamic. For now, the interactions of networks and hierarchies are more important. Networks are not planned by a single authority; they are the main source of innovation but are relatively fragile.
Hierarchies exist primarily because of economies of scale and scope, beginning with the imperative of self-defense. A comprehensive overview of networks and economic design, presenting models and results drawn from economics, operations research, and computer science; with examples and exercises.
This book explores networks and economic design, focusing on the role played by allocation rules (revenue and cost-sharing schemes) in creating and sustaining efficient network solutions. The book brings together an overview of standard concepts in cooperative game theory with applications to the analysis of social networks and hierarchical authority organizations.
The standard concepts covered include the multi-linear extension, the Core, the Shapley value, and the cooperative potential. According to Ferguson, there were two eras in history when hierarchies were challenged by networks.
The first was during the Reformation, when, with the invention of the printing press, “a Pandora box of ideas” was opened, which resulted in years of extremely violent religious conflicts and later the French Revolution.
Layout of the Book 18 Chapter 2 Game AI 19 The Complexity Fallacy 19 When Simple Things Look Good 19 When Complex Things Look Bad 20 The PerceptionWindow 21 Changes of Behavior 21 The Kind of AI in Games 22 Hacks 22 Heuristics 23 Algorithms 24 Speed and Memory 25 Processor Issues. Digital Transmission Hierarchies and Networks is one of the very few books dealing with all the three generations of digital multiplexing hierarchies, namely plesiochronous digital hierarchy (PDH), synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH) and optical transport hierarchy (OTH) in a full-fledged manner.
Perhaps it is the only book demystifying the /5(4). Networks, Crowds, and Markets combines different scientific perspectives in its approach to understanding networks and behavior.
Drawing on ideas from economics, sociology, computing and information science, and applied mathematics, it describes the emerging field of study that is growing at the interface of all these areas, addressing.Hierarchies have their own special vocabulary.
These terms are easiest to understand when a hierarchy is diagrammed (see below). In an organizational context, the following terms are often used related to hierarchies: Object: one entity (e.g., a person, department or concept or element of arrangement or member of a set); System: the entire set of objects that are being arranged hierarchically.Keywords: network games, social networks, games on networks, graphical games, games with incomplete information, peer e ects.
We gratefully acknowledge nancial support from the NSF under grants SES and SES, grant FA from the AFOSR and DARPA, and ARO MURI award No. WNF