Games and decisions: introduction and critical survey 
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Review: Games and Decisions: Introduction and Critical Survey
User Review  Bruce  GoodreadsThis is an advanced game theory text. Readers should be prepared to chew on the math behind decision making strategies and rationality. Were I more math inclined, I'm sure I would've loved this book ... Read full review
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User Review  Tom Schulte  GoodreadsThe classic work on game theory  well worth reading. Read full review
Contents
CHAPTER  1 
Extensive and Normal Forms  39 
TwoPerson ZeroSum Games  56 
Copyright  
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