Game Theory: A Nontechnical Introduction

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Courier Dover Publications, 1997 - Mathematics - 252 pages
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"A lucid and penetrating development of game theory that will appeal to the intuition . . . a most valuable contribution." — Douglas R. Hofstadter Fascinating, accessible introduction to enormously important intellectual system with numerous applications to social, economic, political problems. Newly revised edition offers overview of game theory, then lucid coverage of the two-person zero-sum game with equilibrium points; the general, two-person zero-sum game; utility theory; other topics. Problems at start of each chapter.
  

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Well, as this book's title suggests, it is a fairly "nontechnical" introduction to game theory, which normally includes lots of math. I'm not a mathy person and I didn't know how much of it usually is ... Read full review

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A little dated Read full review

Contents

An Overview
3
The TwoPerson ZeroSum Game with Equilibrium Points
11
The General TwoPerson ZeroSum Game
24
Utility Theory
57
The TwoPerson NonZeroSum Game
75
The nPerson Game
163
Bibliography
229
Index
243
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Davis is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the City College of NY (CUNY).

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