Games and Decisions

Games and Decisions

Paperback Dover Books on Mathematics

By (author) Robert Duncan Luce, By (author) Howard Raiffa

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  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 509 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 214mm x 26mm | 548g
  • Publication date: 1 April 1989
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0486659437
  • ISBN 13: 9780486659435
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Sales rank: 175,455

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Superb nontechnical introduction to game theory and related disciplines, primarily as applied to the social sciences. Clear, comprehensive coverage of utility theory, two-person zero-sum games, two-person nonzero-sum games, n-person games, individual and group decision-making, much more. Appendixes.

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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