The author describes the structural ideas behind the algorithms, avoiding technical proofs. This guided tour is so interesting that the novice will want to explore things on his own, is invited to do so by the open questions at the end of each section. The long time it took to write this book was well spent. It deserves the attention of every reader interested in the field. --Mathematical Reviews Clippings
From the Inside Flap
In recent years there has been a sharp increase in the study of algorithmic aspects of matching problems with preferences, partly reflecting the growing number of applications of these problems worldwide. The importance of the research area was recognised in 2012 through the award of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences to Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley.
This book describes the most important results in this area, providing a timely update to The Stable Marriage Problem: Structure and Algorithms (D Gusfield and R W Irving, MIT Press, 1989) in connection with stable matching problems, whilst also broadening the scope to include matching problems with preferences under a range of alternative optimality criteria.