The Complete Idiot's Guide to Game Theory

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Game Theory

by Edward C. Rosenthal
     
 

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Gain 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,

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Gain 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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781615640553
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
870,828
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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