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Essentials of Game Theory A Concise, Multidisciplinary Introduction

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ISBN-10: 1598295934

ISBN-13: 9781598295931

Edition: N/A

Authors: Kevin Leyton-Brown, Yoav Shoham, Ronald Brachman, Thomas Dietterich

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List price: $35.00
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Publication date: 6/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Yoav Shoham is Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University.

Credits and Acknowledgments
Games in Normal Form
Example: The TCP User's Game
Definition of Games in Normal Form
More Examples of Normal-Form Games
Prisoner's Dilemma
Common-payoff Games
Zero-sum Games
Battle of the Sexes
Strategies in Normal-form Games
Analyzing Games: From Optimality to Equilibrium
Pareto optimality
Defining Best Response and Nash Equilibrium
Finding Nash Equilibria
Further Solution Concepts for Normal-Form Games
Maxmin and Minmax Strategies
Minimax Regret
Removal of Dominated Strategies
Correlated Equilibrium
Trembling-Hand Perfect Equilibrium
$$-Nash Equilibrium
Evolutionarily Stable Strategies
Games With Sequential Actions: The Perfect-information Extensive Form
Strategies and Equilibria
Subgame-Perfect Equilibrium
Backward Induction
Generalizing the Extensive Form: Imperfect-Information Games
Strategies and Equilibria
Sequential Equilibrium
Repeated and Stochastic Games
Finitely Repeated Games
Infinitely Repeated Games
Stochastic Games
Strategies and Equilibria
Uncertainty About Payoffs: Bayesian Games
Information Sets
Extensive Form with Chance Moves
Epistemic Types
Strategies and Equilibria
Computing Equilibria
Ex-post Equilibria
Coalitional Game Theory
Coalitional Games with Transferable Utility
Classes of Coalitional Games
Analyzing Coalitional Games
The Shapley Value
The Core
History and References