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Author Kolokol⁽£t͡sov, V. N. (Vasiliĭ Nikitich)

Title Understanding game theory : introduction to the analysis of many agent systems with competition and cooperation / Vassili N Kolokoltsov, Oleg A Malafeyev
Published Singapore : World Scientific, 2010


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Description xiv, 286 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Around the prisoner's dilemma -- Auctions and networks -- Wise men and businessmen -- Hawk and doves, lions and lambs -- Coalitions and distribution -- Presidents and dictators -- At the doors of quantum games -- It's party time! -- A rapid course in mathematical game theory -- Examples of game models -- Elements of more advanced analysis
Summary "Steadily growing applications of game theory in modern science (including psychology, biology and economics) require sources to provide rapid access in both classical tools and recent developments to readers with diverse backgrounds. This book on game theory, its applications and mathematical methods, is written with this objective in mind." "The book gives a concise but wide-ranging introduction to games including older (pre-game theory)party games and more recent topics like elections and evolutionary games and is generously spiced with excursions into philosophy, history, literature and politics. A distinguished feature is the clear separation of the text into two parts: elementary and advanced, which makes the book ideal for study at various levels." --Book Jacket
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-282) and index
Subject Game theory.
Author Malafeyev, Oleg A
LC no. 2011286620
ISBN 9789814291712