Self-Stabilization Through the Lens of Game Theory

15 Jan 2019  ·  Apt Krzysztof R., Shoja Ehsan ·

In 1974 E.W. Dijkstra introduced the seminal concept of self-stabilization that turned out to be one of the main approaches to fault-tolerant computing... We show here how his three solutions can be formalized and reasoned about using the concepts of game theory. We also determine the precise number of steps needed to reach self-stabilization in his first solution. read more

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Computer Science and Game Theory Distributed, Parallel, and Cluster Computing


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