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The Resource Game theory : a very short introduction, Ken Binmore, (electronic resource)

Game theory : a very short introduction, Ken Binmore, (electronic resource)

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Game theory : a very short introduction
Title
Game theory
Title remainder
a very short introduction
Statement of responsibility
Ken Binmore
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Language
eng
Summary
Games are everywhere: Drivers maneuvering in heavy traffic are playing a driving game. Bargain hunters bidding on eBay are playing an auctioning game. The supermarket's price for corn flakes is decided by playing an economic game. This Very Short Introduction offers a succinct tour of the fascinating world of game theory, a ground-breaking field that analyzes how to play games in a rational way. Ken Binmore, a renowned game theorist, explains the theory in a way that is both entertaining and non-mathematical yet also deeply insightful, revealing how game theory can shed light on everything from social gatherings, to ethical decision-making, to successful card-playing strategies, to calculating the sex ratio among bees. With mini-biographies of many fascinating, and occasionally eccentric, founders of the subject--including John Nash, subject of the movie A Beautiful Mind--this book offers a concise overview of a cutting-edge field that has seen spectacular successes in evolutionary biology and economics, and is beginning to revolutionize other disciplines from psychology to political science.--
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1940-
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Binmore, K. G.
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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EBSCOhost
Series statement
  • Very short introductions
  • Ebsco eBook Collection
Series volume
173
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Game theory
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Game theory : a very short introduction, Ken Binmore, (electronic resource)
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-180) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The name of the game -- Chance -- Time -- Conventions -- Reciprocity -- Information -- Auctions -- Evolutionary biology -- Bargaining and coalitions -- Puzzles and paradoxes
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ybp2875370
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (184 pages)
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unknown
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online
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Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
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9780191551178
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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illustrations.
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
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(OCoLC)190844377
Label
Game theory : a very short introduction, Ken Binmore, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=209659
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-180) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The name of the game -- Chance -- Time -- Conventions -- Reciprocity -- Information -- Auctions -- Evolutionary biology -- Bargaining and coalitions -- Puzzles and paradoxes
Control code
ybp2875370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (184 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780191551178
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)190844377

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