KAUST DepartmentApplied Mathematics and Computational Science Program
Center for Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Science and Engineering (SRI-UQ)
Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division
Stochastic Numerics Research Group
Preprint Posting Date2014-04-13
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AbstractThis article examines mean-field games for marriage. The results support the argument that optimizing the long-term well-being through effort and social feeling state distribution (mean-field) will help to stabilize marriage. However, if the cost of effort is very high, the couple fluctuates in a bad feeling state or the marriage breaks down. We then examine the influence of society on a couple using mean-field sentimental games. We show that, in mean-field equilibrium, the optimal effort is always higher than the one-shot optimal effort. We illustrate numerically the influence of the couple's network on their feeling states and their well-being. © 2014 Bauso et al.
CitationBauso D, Dia BM, Djehiche B, Tembine H, Tempone R (2014) Mean-Field Games for Marriage. PLoS ONE 9: e94933. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094933.
PublisherPublic Library of Science (PLoS)
PubMed Central IDPMC4012996
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