Assessing the value of cooperation and information exchange in large water resources systems by agent‐based optimization

  title={Assessing the value of cooperation and information exchange in large water resources systems by agent‐based optimization},
  author={M. Giuliani and Andrea Castelletti},
  journal={Water Resources Research},
  pages={3912 - 3926}
Many large‐scale water resources systems, especially in transboundary contexts, are characterized by the presence of several and conflicting interests and managed by multiple, institutionally independent decision makers. These systems are often studied adopting a centralized approach based on the assumption of full cooperation and information exchange among the involved parties. Such a perspective is conceptually interesting to quantify the best achievable performance but might have little… 

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