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Game theory evolving : a problem-centered introduction to modeling strategic behavior

Author: Herbert Gintis
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2000.
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Exposes students to the techniques and applications of game theory through a problems involving human (and even animal) behaviour. This book shows students how to apply game theory to model how  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Gintis
ISBN: 0691009422 9780691009421 0691009430 9780691009438
OCLC Number: 42733679
Description: xxxv, 531 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Game Theory: A Lexicon for Strategic Interaction --
2. Leading from Strength: Eliminating Dominated Strategies --
3. Playing It Straight: Pure Strategy Nash Equilibria --
4. Catching 'em Off Guard: Mixed Strategy Nash Equilibria --
5. Moving through the Game Tree: Subgames, Incredible Threats, and Trembling Hands --
6. Repeated Games, Trigger Strategies, and Tacit Collusion --
7. Biology Meets Economics: Evolutionary Stability and the Birth of Dynamic Game Theory --
8. Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations --
9. Evolutionary Dynamics --
10. Markov Economies and Stochastic Dynamical Systems --
11. Homo reciprocans, Homo egualis, and Other Contributors to the Human Behavioral Repertoire --
12. Learning Who Your Friends Are: Bayes' Rule and Private Information --
13. When It Pays to Be Truthful: Signaling in Games with Friends, Adversaries, and Kin --
14. Bosses and Workers, Landlords and Peasants, and Other Principal-Agent Models --
15. Bargaining --
16. Probability and Decision Theory.
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