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The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist's Guide to Success in Business and Life
The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist's Guide to Success in Business and Life
by Barry J. Nalebuff
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Game theory means rigorous strategic thinking. It's the art of anticipating your opponent's next moves, knowing full well that your rival is trying to do the same thing to you. Though parts of game theory involve simple common sense, much is... (read more)

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Prisoner's Dilemma: John Von Neumann, Game Theory, and the Puzzle of the Bomb
Prisoner's Dilemma: John Von Neumann, Game Theory, and the Puzzle of the Bomb
by William Poundstone
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John von Neumann invented the digital computer, played a key role in the development of the atom bomb, constructed a branch of mathematics known as game theory, and became a defender of a movement to bomb the Russians before they could bomb us. Now comes... (read more)

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The Recursive Universe: Cosmic Complexity and the Limits of Scientific Knowledge (Dover Books on Science)
The Recursive Universe: Cosmic Complexity and the Limits of Scientific Knowledge (Dover Books on Science)
by William Poundstone
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No winners, no losers, and no end — the Game of Life, also known simply as Life, is no ordinary computer game. Created by British mathematician John Horton Conway in 1970, Life debuted in Scientific American, where it was hailed as the key to a... (read more)

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Ergebnisse Der Mathematik Und Ihrer Grenzgebiete. 3. Folge / #45: Kdv & Kam
Ergebnisse Der Mathematik Und Ihrer Grenzgebiete. 3. Folge / #45: Kdv & Kam
by Thomas Kappeler
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This text treats the Korteweg-de Vries (KdV) equation with periodic boundary conditions. This equation models waves in homogeneous, weakly nonlinear and weakly dispersive media in general. For the first time, these important results are comprehensively... (read more)

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Dynamic Model Analysis
Dynamic Model Analysis
by Mario Faliva
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This monograph provides an insightful analysis of dynamic modeling in econometrics by bridging the structural with the time series approaches, and by focusing on representation theorems of integrated processes.... (read more)

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Texts in Applied Mathematics #46: Introduction to Optimization
Texts in Applied Mathematics #46: Introduction to Optimization
by Pablo Pedregal
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This undergraduate textbook introduces students of science and engineering to the fascinating field of optimization. It is a unique book that brings together the subfields of mathematical programming, variational calculus, and optimal control, thus... (read more)

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Simulations & Gaming Across Disciplines & Cultures: ISAGA at a Watershed
Simulations & Gaming Across Disciplines & Cultures: ISAGA at a Watershed
by Kiyoshi Arai
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The most up-to-date coverage of simulation and gaming as a professional endeavour rather than as a set of subject-relevant techniques is provided in this volume. </p> <p></p> <p>The book covers: the application of a simulation or... (read more)

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Financial Modeling, Actuarial Valuation and Solvency in Insurance (Springer Finance)
Financial Modeling, Actuarial Valuation and Solvency in Insurance (Springer Finance)
by Mario V Wuthrich
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Risk management for financial institutions is one of the main questions the financial industry has to deal with. The present volume is a mathematically rigorous text on solvency modeling. Currently, there are many new developments in this... (read more)

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Oligopoly Dynamics: Models and Tools
Oligopoly Dynamics: Models and Tools
by Irina Sushko
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This book has its focus on the dynamics of oligopoly games. Several contributions show how easily the unique Nash equilibria in some most traditional oligopoly models may lose stability, giving way to complex phenomena, such as periodic/chaotic processes,... (read more)

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Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games #9: Advances in Dynamic Game Theory: Numerical Methods, Algorithms, and Applications to Ecology and Economics
Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games #9: Advances in Dynamic Game Theory: Numerical Methods, Algorithms, and Applications to Ecology and Economics
by Steffen Jxrgensen
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This collection of selected contributions gives an account of recent developments in dynamic game theory and its applications, covering both theoretical advances and new applications of dynamic games in such areas as pursuit-evasion games, ecology, and... (read more)

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Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing #64: Fuzzy and Multiobjective Games for Conflict Resolution
Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing #64: Fuzzy and Multiobjective Games for Conflict Resolution
by Ichiro Nishizaki
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This book presents some of the most important concepts in noncooperative games and cooperative games and introduces as well the latest advances in the new field of game theory in fuzzy and multiobjective environments. Several game representations and... (read more)

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Subgame Consistent Economic Optimization: An Advanced Cooperative Dynamic Game Analysis (Static & Dynamic Game Theory: Foundations & Applications)
Subgame Consistent Economic Optimization: An Advanced Cooperative Dynamic Game Analysis (Static & Dynamic Game Theory: Foundations & Applications)
by David W. K. Yeung
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Various imperfections in existing market systems prevent the free market from serving as a truly efficient allocation mechanism, but optimization of economic activities provides an effective remedial measure. Cooperative optimization claims that socially... (read more)

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Optimization Theory: Recent Developments from Matrahaza
Optimization Theory: Recent Developments from Matrahaza
by Franco Gianness
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This volume contains refereed papers based on lectures presented at the XIV International Conference on Mathematical Programming, held at Mátraháza, Hungary. The main purpose of the conference was to review and discuss recent advances and promising... (read more)

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Dynamic Model Analysis: Advanced Matrix Methods and Unit-Root Econometrics Representation Theorems
Dynamic Model Analysis: Advanced Matrix Methods and Unit-Root Econometrics Representation Theorems
by Mario Faliva
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This monograph provides an insightful analysis of dynamic modelling in econometrics by bridging the structural with the time series approaches, and by focusing on representation theorems of integrated processes. The book provides mainly a self-contained,... (read more)

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Essays and Surveys in Metaheuristics
Essays and Surveys in Metaheuristics
by Celso Ribeiro
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The field of metaheuristics has been fast evolving in recent years. Techniques such as simulated annealing, tabu search, genetic algorithms, scatter search, greedy randomized adaptive search, variable neighborhood search, ant systems, and their hybrids... (read more)

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Game Theory (New Palgrave Economics Collection)
Game Theory (New Palgrave Economics Collection)
by Steven N. Durlauf
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Following the recent publication of the award winning and much acclaimed The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, second edition which brings together Nobel Prize winners and the brightest young scholars to survey the discipline, we are pleased to... (read more)

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High Performance Optimization
High Performance Optimization
by Hans Frenk
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For a long time the techniques of solving linear optimization (LP) problems improved only marginally. Fifteen years ago, however, a revolutionary discovery changed everything. A new `golden age' for optimization started, which is continuing up to the... (read more)

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Springer Tracts in Modern Physics #184: Statistical Physics and Economics: Concepts, Tools and Applications
Springer Tracts in Modern Physics #184: Statistical Physics and Economics: Concepts, Tools and Applications
by Michael Schulz
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This systematic book covers in simple language the physical foundations of evolution equations, stochastic processes and generalized Master equations applied on complex economic systems, helping to understand the large variability of financial markets... (read more)

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Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, #20: Fuzzy Mathematics
Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, #20: Fuzzy Mathematics
by John N. Mordeson
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The book deals with fuzzy graph theory, fuzzy topology, fuzzy geometry, and fuzzy abstract algebra. It presents the concepts of fuzzy mathematics with applications to engineering, computer science, and mathematics. In this second edition the chapter on... (read more)

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Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series #20: Genetic Algorithms: Principles and Perspectives: A Guide to Ga Theory
Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series #20: Genetic Algorithms: Principles and Perspectives: A Guide to Ga Theory
by Colin R. Reeves
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Genetic Algorithms: Principles and Perspectives: A Guide to GA Theory is a survey of some important theoretical contributions, many of which have been proposed and developed in the Foundations of Genetic Algorithms series of workshops. However, this... (read more)

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