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Games and Decisions: Introduction and Critical Survey

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Synopsis:

Superb non-technical introduction to game theory, primarily applied to social sciences. Clear, comprehensive coverage of utility theory, 2-person zero-sum games, 2-person non-zero-sum games, n-person games, individual and group decision-making, more. Bibliography.

Synopsis:

Superb non-technical introduction to game theory, primarily applied to social sciences. Clear, comprehensive coverage of utility theory, 2-person zero-sum games, 2-person non-zero-sum games, n-person games, individual and group decision-making, more. Bibliography.

Table of Contents

1. General Introduction to the Theory of Games

2. Utility Theory

3. Extensive and Normal Forms

4. Two-Person Zero-Sum Games

5. Two-Person Non-Zero-Sum Non-Cooperative Games

6. Two-Person Cooperative Games

7. Theories of n-Person Games in Normal Form

8. Characteristic Functions

9. Solutions

10. psi-Stability

11. Reasonable Outcomes and Value

12. Applications of n-Person Theory

13. Individual Decision Making under Uncertainty

14. Group Decision Making

  Appendices

1. A Probabilistic Theory of Utility

2. The Minimax Theorem

3. First Geometrical Interpretation of a Two-Person Zero-Sum Game

4. Second Geometrical Interpretation of a Two-Person Zero-Sum Game

5. Linear Programing and Two-Person Zero-Sum Games

6. Solving Two-Person Zero-Sum Games

7. Games with Infinite Pure Strategy Sets

8. Sequential Compounding of Two-Person Games

  Bibliography

  Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486659435
Other:
Luce, R. Duncan
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Raiffa, Howard
Author:
Luce, R. Duncan
Author:
Mathematics
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Games, magic and puzzles
Subject:
Hobbies and games
Subject:
Game Theory
Subject:
General Mathematics
Subject:
Mathematics-Modeling
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematics
Series Volume:
100-442
Publication Date:
19890431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
509
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.38 lb

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Superb non-technical introduction to game theory, primarily applied to social sciences. Clear, comprehensive coverage of utility theory, 2-person zero-sum games, 2-person non-zero-sum games, n-person games, individual and group decision-making, more. Bibliography.
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Superb non-technical introduction to game theory, primarily applied to social sciences. Clear, comprehensive coverage of utility theory, 2-person zero-sum games, 2-person non-zero-sum games, n-person games, individual and group decision-making, more. Bibliography.

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