Games of Strategy / Edition 3

Games of Strategy / Edition 3

ISBN-10:
0393931129
ISBN-13:
9780393931129
Pub. Date:
03/23/2009
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
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Overview

Games of Strategy / Edition 3

Engaging and highly readable,Games of Strategyis a clear and comprehensive introduction to the study of game theory.
The third edition uses resonant, real-world examples to simplify complex theoretical ideas, helping students see the value of strategic thinking in a variety of situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393931129
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/23/2009
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 794
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Editionxix
Part 1Introduction and General Principles
1Basic Ideas and Examples3
2How to Think About Strategic Games17
Part 2Concepts and Techniques
3Games with Sequential Moves45
4Simultaneous-Move Games with Pure Strategies I: Discrete Strategies83
5Simultaneous-Move Games with Pure Strategies II: Continuous Strategies and III: Discussion and Evidence123
6Combining Sequential and Simultaneous Moves155
7Simultaneous-Move Games with Mixed Strategies I: Zero-Sum Games185
8Simultaneous-Move Games with Mixed Strategies II: Non-Zero-Sum Games and III: General Discussion233
Part 3Some Broad Classes of Games and Strategies
9Uncertainty and Information263
10Strategic Moves311
11The Prisoners' Dilemma and Repeated Games345
12Collective-Action Games382
13Evolutionary Games425
Part 4Applications to Specific Strategic Situations
14Brinkmanship: The Cuban Missile Crisis471
15Strategy and Voting500
16Bidding Strategy and Auction Design538
17Bargaining566
18Markets and Competition596
Glossary629
Index647

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