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Volume 2018 (2018), Article ID 8401813, 13 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8401813
Research Article

Cooperative Evolutionary Game and Applications in Construction Supplier Tendency

School of Management and Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Qian Li

Received 24 July 2017; Accepted 11 December 2017; Published 21 January 2018

Academic Editor: Pietro De Lellis

Copyright © 2018 Qianqian Shi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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