Games and Decisions Introduction and Critical Survey

ISBN-10: 0486659437

ISBN-13: 9780486659435

Edition: 1989

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 509
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Howard Raiffa is Frank P. Ramsey Professor of Managerial Economics (Emeritus), Harvard Business School and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

General Introduction to the Theory of Games
Utility Theory
Extensive and Normal Forms
Two-Person Zero-Sum Games
Two-Person Non-Zero-Sum Non-Cooperative Games
Two-Person Cooperative Games
Theories of n-Person Games in Normal Form
Characteristic Functions
Reasonable Outcomes and Value
Applications of n-Person Theory
Individual Decision Making under Uncertainty
Group Decision Making
A Probabilistic Theory of Utility
The Minimax Theorem
First Geometrical Interpretation of a Two-Person Zero-Sum Game
Second Geometrical Interpretation of a Two-Person Zero-Sum Game
Linear Programing and Two-Person Zero-Sum Games
Solving Two-Person Zero-Sum Games
Games with Infinite Pure Strategy Sets
Sequential Compounding of Two-Person Games
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