## Differential games: a mathematical theory with applications to warfare and pursuit, control and optimizationDefinitive work draws on game theory, calculus of variations, and control theory to solve an array of problems: military, pursuit and evasion, athletic contests, many more. Detailed examples, formal calculations. 1965 edition. |

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### Contents

An Introduction | 1 |

Definitions Formulation and Assumptions | 25 |

Discrete Differential Games | 44 |

Copyright | |

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