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Kuhn, Harold W. (Harold William) 1925-2014

Overview
Works: 111 works in 390 publications in 7 languages and 8,595 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Publisher
Classifications: QA269, 519.3
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Most widely held works by Harold W Kuhn
Lectures on the theory of games by Harold W Kuhn( )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is a spectacular introduction to the modern mathematical discipline known as the Theory of Games. Harold Kuhn first presented these lectures at Princeton University in 1952. They succinctly convey the essence of the theory, in part through the prism of the most exciting developments at its frontiers half a century ago. Kuhn devotes considerable space to topics that, while not strictly the subject matter of game theory, are firmly bound to it. These are taken mainly from the geometry of convex sets and the theory of probability distributions. The book opens by addressing "matrix games," a name first introduced in these lectures as an abbreviation for two-person, zero-sum games in normal form with a finite number of pure strategies. It continues with a treatment of games in extensive form, using a model introduced by the author in 1950 that quickly supplanted von Neumann and Morgenstern's cumbersome approach. A final section deals with games that have an infinite number of pure strategies for the two players. Throughout, the theory is generously illustrated with examples, and exercises test the reader's understanding. A historical note caps off each chapter. For readers familiar with the calculus and with elementary matrix theory or vector analysis, this book offers an indispensable store of vital insights on a subject whose importance has only grown with the years"--Publisher description
The essential John Nash by John F Nash( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents, for the first time, the full range of Nash's diverse contributions not only to game theory, for which he received the Nobel, but to pure mathematics, in which he commands even greater acclaim among academics. Included are nine of Nash's most influential papers, most them written over the decade beginning in 1949"--Jacket
Proceedings of the Princeton Symposium on Mathematical Programming by Harold W Kuhn( )

24 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains thirty-three selected general research papers devoted to the theory and application of the mathematics of constrained optimization, including linear programming and its extensions to convex programming, general nonlinear programming, integer programming, and programming under uncertainty.Originally published in 1971.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Linear inequalities and related systems by Harold W Kuhn( Book )

11 editions published between 1956 and 1985 in English and French and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classics in game theory( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the last fifteen years, game theory has become the dominant model in economic theory and has made significant contributions to political science, biology, and international security studies. The central role of game theory in economic theory was recognized by the awarding of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science in 1994 to the pioneering game theorists John C. Harsanyi, John Nash, and Reinhard Selten. The fundamental works for which they were honored are all included in this volume. Harold Kuhn, himself a major contributor to game theory for his reformulation of extensive games, has chosen eighteen essays that constitute the core of game theory as its exists today. Drawn from a variety of sources, they will be an invaluable tool for researchers in game theory and for a broad group of students of economics, political science, and biology
Contributions to the theory of games by Harold W Kuhn( Book )

14 editions published between 1950 and 1955 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Differential games and related topics by Harold W Kuhn( Book )

18 editions published in 1971 in English and Dutch and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical systems theory and economics. Proceeding of an International Summer School held in Varenna, Italy, June 1-12, 1967 by International Summer School on mathematical systems theory and economics( Book )

9 editions published in 1969 in English and German and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings by Princeton Symposium on Mathematical Programming( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Refinishing furniture by Harold W Kuhn( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1977 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates every detail with how-to photos and step-by-step instructions
Linear inequalities and related systems by Harold W Kuhn( Book )

30 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book description for the forthcoming "Linear Inequalities and Related Systems. (AM-38)" is not yet available
Contributions to the theory of games by Kenneth J Arrow( Book )

22 editions published between 1950 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to the theory of games by H.F Bohnenblust( Book )

15 editions published between 1950 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical systems theory and economics : proceedings of an International Summer School held in Varenna, Italy, June 1-12, 1967 by Harold W Kuhn( Book )

19 editions published in 1969 in English and German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duke mathematical journal( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of games and economic behavior by John Von Neumann( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the classic work upon which modern-day game theory is based. What began more than sixty years ago as a modest proposal that a mathematician and an economist write a short paper together blossomed, in 1944, when Princeton University Press published Theory of Games and Economic Behavior. In it, John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern conceived a groundbreaking mathematical theory of economic and social organization, based on a theory of games of strategy. Not only would this revolutionize economics, but the entirely new field of scientific inquiry it yielded--game theory--has since been widely used to analyze a host of real-world phenomena from arms races to optimal policy choices of presidential candidates, from vaccination policy to major league baseball salary negotiations. And it is today established throughout both the social sciences and a wide range of other sciences. This sixtieth anniversary edition includes not only the original text but also an introduction by Harold Kuhn, an afterword by Ariel Rubinstein, and reviews and articles on the book that appeared at the time of its original publication in the New York Times, tthe American Economic Review, and a variety of other publications. Together, these writings provide readers a matchless opportunity to more fully appreciate a work whose influence will yet resound for generations to come
Linear Inequalities and Related Systems. (AM-38) by Harold W Kuhn( )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book description for the forthcoming "Linear Inequalities and Related Systems. (AM-38)" is not yet available
Contributions to the Theory of Games (AM-24), Volume I by Harold W Kuhn( )

2 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book description for the forthcoming "Contributions to the Theory of Games (AM-24)" is not yet available
Lectures on the Theory of Games (AM-37) by Harold W Kuhn( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a spectacular introduction to the modern mathematical discipline known as the Theory of Games. Harold Kuhn first presented these lectures at Princeton University in 1952. They succinctly convey the essence of the theory, in part through the prism of the most exciting developments at its frontiers half a century ago. Kuhn devotes considerable space to topics that, while not strictly the subject matter of game theory, are firmly bound to it. These are taken mainly from the geometry of convex sets and the theory of probability distributions. The book opens by addressing "matrix games," a name first introduced in these lectures as an abbreviation for two-person, zero-sum games in normal form with a finite number of pure strategies. It continues with a treatment of games in extensive form, using a model introduced by the author in 1950 that quickly supplanted von Neumann and Morgenstern's cumbersome approach. A final section deals with games that have an infinite number of pure strategies for the two players. Throughout, the theory is generously illustrated with examples, and exercises test the reader's understanding. A historical note caps off each chapter. For readers familiar with the calculus and with elementary matrix theory or vector analysis, this book offers an indispensable store of vital insights on a subject whose importance has only grown with the years
Contributions to the theory of games by H. F Bohnenblust( Book )

10 editions published between 1950 and 1965 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Harold Kuhn

Harold Kuhn matematico statunitense

Harold W. Kuhn Amerikaans wiskundige

Harold W. Kuhn amerikansk matematikar

Harold W. Kuhn amerikansk matematiker

Harold W. Kuhn matemàtic estatunidenc

Harold W. Kuhn matemático estadounidense

Harold W. Kuhn mathématicien américain

Harold W. Kuhn US-amerikanischer Mathematiker

Harold William Kuhn

Kuhn, H. W.

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Kuhn, H. W. (Harold William), 1925-

Kuhn, H. W. (Harold William), 1925-2014

Kuhn Harold W.

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Kuhn, Harold William 1925-2014

Kun, G. U.

Kun, G. U. 1925-2014

Гарольд Вільям Кун

Гарольд Уильям Кун

הרולד קון מתמטיקאי אמריקאי

هارولد دبليو كوهن رياضياتي أمريكي

هرولد دابلیو کون ریاضی‌دان آمریکایی

クーン, H. W

ハロルド・クーン

哈罗德·库恩

Languages
English (242)

German (4)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)