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Game Theory

Methods and Applications

Matsumoto, Akio, Szidarovszky, Ferenc

2015, VI, 394 p. 35 illus., 5 illus. in color.

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  • About this book

  • Presents serious theoretical development in an easy-to-follow style
  • Provides computer methodology to solve a broad class of problems  
  • Includes a wide range of applications in many different areas
This book integrates the fundamentals, methodology, and major application fields of noncooperative and cooperative games including conflict resolution. The topics addressed in the book are discrete and continuous games including games represented by finite trees; matrix and bimatrix games as well as oligopolies; cooperative solution concepts; games under uncertainty; dynamic games and conflict resolution. The methodology is illustrated by carefully chosen examples and applications, and the case studies are selected from economics, social sciences, engineering, the military and homeland security. This book is highly recommended to readers who are interested in the in-depth and up-to-date integration of the theory and ever-expanding application areas of game theory.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Applications of game theory - Conflict resolution - Decision making - Game theory

Related subjects » Applications - Economic Theory - Game Theory / Mathematical Methods

Table of contents 

​1 Introduction, the place of game theory in decision science .- 2 Finite games .- 3 Continuous games .- 4 Oligopolies5 Relation of optimization problems and  equilibria .- 6 Computation of equilibria .- 7 Uniqueness of equilibrium .- 8 Leader-follower games .- 9 Games with incomplete information .- 10 Cooperative games .- 11 Conflict resolution .- Appendices

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