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Aspects of fair division

Published 1980

by Alain A. Lewis

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Provides an exposition of several elementary models of fair division as they occur in the theory of games, inclusive of: The Problem of the Nile, The Ham Sandwich Problem, and The Steinhaus Solution of Divide and Choose. The discussion is intended to be essentially nontechnical, relying mostly on heuristic methods of presentation, avoiding rigorous derivation as much as possible. A broad distinction is made between mathematical formulations and game theoretic, observing, however, common intersections.

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