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    DescriptionGain some insight into the game of life... Game Theory means rigorous strategic thinking. It is based on the idea that everyone acts competitively and in his own best interest. With the help of mathematical models, it is possible to anticipate the actions of others in nearly all life's enterprises. This book includes down-to-earth examples and solutions, as well as charts and illustrations designed to help teach the concept. In "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Game Theory," Dr. Edward C. Rosenthal makes it easy to understand game theory with insights into: The history of the discipline made popular by John Nash, the mathematician dramatized in the film "A Beautiful Mind" The role of social behavior and psychology in this amazing discipline How important game theory has become in our society and why


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    Title
    The Complete Idiot's Guide to Game Theory
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ph D Rosenthal, By (author) Edward C Rosenthal
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 558 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781615640553
    ISBN 10: 161564055X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: MAT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: PBUD
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: MA
    Libri: I-MA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26290
    BISAC V2.8: MAT011000
    DC21: 519.3
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 519.3
    B&T Approval Code: A51153000
    LC classification: QA269 .R67 2011
    Publisher
    ALPHA BOOKS
    Imprint name
    ALPHA BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Indianapolis
    Author Information
    Edward C. Rosenthal, Ph.D., is an award winning professor in the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University. His work has been published in such journals as International Journal of Game Theory, Journal of Public Economics, European Journal of Operational Research, Games and Economic Behavior, The Energy Journal, Theory and Decision, Social Networks, and Decision Sciences.