## Games and decisions: introduction and critical survey |

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### Contents

CHAPTER | 1 |

Utility Theory | 12 |

Extensive and Normal Forms | 39 |

Copyright | |

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alternatives analysis arbitrated solution arbitration scheme argument assumed assumption axioms behavioral strategies Chapter characteristic function choose coalition structure collusion concept condition conflict of interest consider cooperative game decision denote discussion dominates economic equilibrium pairs equilibrium point equilibrium strategy equivalent example exists expected value extensive form finite number gamble game in extensive game theory game tree given imputations indifferent individual information sets interpersonal comparisons least linear utility function lottery mathematical maximin strategy maximize minimax mixed strategy move n-tuple Nash Nash's negotiation set Neumann and Morgenstern non-cooperative game normal form notion outcome Pareto optimal parlor games payoff matrix play player 2's possible preplay communication prisoner's dilemma probability distribution pure strategy rational reasonable restricted security level sense Shapley Shapley value side payments situation social stable strategy choice strictly competitive games subsets theorem theory of games tion tive two-person games two-person theory unique utility theory yields zero-sum game