Lloyd Shapley

Lloyd Shapley

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lloyd Stowell Shapley (born June 2, 1923) is a distinguished American mathematician and economist. He is a Professor Emeritus at University of California, Los Angeles, affiliated with departments of Mathematics and Economics. He has contributed to the fields of mathematical economics and especially game theory. Since the work of von Neumann and Morgenstern in 1940s, Lloyd Shapley has been regarded by many experts as the very personification of game theory. Lloyd Shapley was born on June 2, 1923, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the sons of the distinguished astronomer Harlow Shapley. He was a student at Harvard when he was drafted in 1943, and in the same year, as a sergeant in the Army Air Corps in Chengdu, China, he received the Bronze Star decoration for breaking the Soviet weather code. After the war, he returned to Harvard and graduated with an A.B. in mathematics in 1948. After working for one year at the Rand Corporation, he went to Princeton University where he received a Ph.D. In 1953.show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613677643X
  • 9786136776439