Game Theory and Its Applications: In the Social and Biological Sciences / Edition 2

Game Theory and Its Applications: In the Social and Biological Sciences / Edition 2

by Andrew M. Colman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750623691

ISBN-13: 9780750623698

Pub. Date: 09/01/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Andrew Coleman provides an accessible introduction to the fundamentals of mathematical gaming and other major applications in social psychology, decision theory, economics, politics, evolutionary biology, philosophy, operational research and sociology.
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Overview

Andrew Coleman provides an accessible introduction to the fundamentals of mathematical gaming and other major applications in social psychology, decision theory, economics, politics, evolutionary biology, philosophy, operational research and sociology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750623698
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Series:
International Series in Social Psychology
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
1Introduction3
2One-person games15
3Coordination games and the minimal social situation33
4Two-person zero-sum games53
5Experiments with strictly competitive games85
6Two-person mixed-motive games: informal game theory100
7Experiments with Prisoner's Dilemma and related games134
8Multi-person cooperative games: coalition formation161
9Multi-person non-cooperative games and social dilemmas186
10Social choice and strategic voting229
11Theory of evolution: strategic aspects272
12Game theory and philosophy294
Appendix: A simple proof of the minimax theorem317
References325
Index363

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