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Game Theory: A Nontechnical Introduction

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"A lucid and penetrating development of game theory that will appeal to the intuition . . . a most valuable contribution." — Douglas R. Hofstadter
Fascinating, accessible introduction to enormously important intellectual system with numerous applications to social, economic, political problems. Newly revised edition offers overview of game theory, then lucid coverage of the two-person zero-sum game with equilibrium points; the general, two-person zero-sum game; utility theory; other topics. Problems at start of each chapter.

Synopsis:

This fascinating, newly revised edition offers an overview of game theory, plus lucid coverage of two-person zero-sum game with equilibrium points; general, two-person zero-sum game; utility theory; and other topics.

Synopsis:

Fascinating edition offers overview of game theory, lucid coverage of two-person zero-sum game with equilibrium points; general, two-person zero-sum game; utility theory, other topics.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-241) and index.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the First Edition by Oskar Morgenstern

Author's Introduction

Acknowledgments

1. An Overview

2. "The Two-Person, Zero-Sum Game with Equilibrium Points"

3. "The General, Two-Person, Zero-Sum Game"

4. Utility Theory

5. "The Two-Person, Non-Zero-Sum Game"

6. The n-Person Game

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486296722
Author:
Davis, Morton D.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Davis, Langdon
Author:
Davis, Morton D.
Author:
Davis, Barbee
Author:
Davis, Harold
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Game Theory
Subject:
General Science
Subject:
Mathematics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematics
Series Volume:
104-529
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.67 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
This fascinating, newly revised edition offers an overview of game theory, plus lucid coverage of two-person zero-sum game with equilibrium points; general, two-person zero-sum game; utility theory; and other topics.
"Synopsis" by , Fascinating edition offers overview of game theory, lucid coverage of two-person zero-sum game with equilibrium points; general, two-person zero-sum game; utility theory, other topics.

"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-241) and index.
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