## Game Theory and Strategy, Volume 36This book pays careful attention to applications of game theory in a wide variety of disciplines. The applications are treated in considerable depth. The book assumes only high school algebra, yet gently builds to mathematical thinking of some sophistication. Game Theory and Strategy might serve as an introduction to both axiomatic mathematical thinking and the fundamental process of mathematical modelling. It gives insight into both the nature of pure mathematics, and the way in which mathematics can be applied to real problems. |

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Fundamental book for Game Theory.

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### Contents

The Nature of Games | 3 |

Dominance and Saddle Points | 7 |

Mixed Strategies | 13 |

Jamaican Fishing | 23 |

Guerrillas Police and Missiles | 27 |

Newcombs Problem and Free Will | 32 |

Game Trees | 37 |

Competitive Decision Making | 44 |

The Duopoly Problem | 118 |

NPerson Games | 125 |

An Introduction to NPerson Games | 127 |

Strategic Voting | 134 |

NPerson Prisoners Dilemma | 139 |

Prisoners Dilemma and the Football Draft | 145 |

Imputations Domination and Stable Sets | 150 |

Pathan Organization | 161 |

Utility Theory | 49 |

Games Against Nature | 56 |

TwoPerson NonZeroSum Games | 63 |

Nash Equilibria and NonCooperative Solutions | 65 |

The Prisoners Dilemma | 73 |

Trust Suspicion and the FScale | 81 |

Strategic Moves | 85 |

Evolutionarily Stable Strategies | 93 |

The Nash Arbitration Scheme and Cooperative Solutions | 102 |

ManagementLabor Arbitration | 112 |

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