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Theory of moves

Author: Steven J Brams
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This exciting new approach to game theory elucidates the role that different kinds of power may have on conflict outcomes, and also shows how misinformation affects 'player' choices.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven J Brams
ISBN: 0521452260 9780521452267 0521458676 9780521458672
OCLC Number: 28064570
Description: xii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Rules of play: the starting point matters --
2. The anticipation problem: there may be no resolution --
3. Magnanimity: it sometimes pays --
4. Moving power: breaking the cycle --
5. Order and threat power: eliminating indeterminacy and communicating intentions --
6. Information in games: misperception, deception, and omniscience --
7. Incomplete information in larger games: a model of negotiations --
8. Summary and conclusions.
Responsibility: Steven J. Brams.
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