9 Pages Posted: 4 Jun 2008
Date Written: 06/02/08
When resource consumers select among competing providers based on delayed information, inefficient oscillations in resource utilization can emerge. This paper describes an approach, based on selective stochastic resource request rejection, for dealing with this emergent dysfunction.
Keywords: resource oscillations, peer-to-peer, Stochastic Request Rejection
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Klein, Mark and Metzler, Richard and Bar-Yam, Yaneer, Handling Resource Oscillations through Selective Misinformation (06/02/08). MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4705-08. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1139893