## Games and Decisions: Introduction and Critical Survey, Volume 10This book presents an introduction to game theory and related disciplines, primarily as applied to the social sciences. Clear, comprehensive coverage of utility theory, two-person zero-sum games, two-person nonzero-sum games, n-person games, individual and group decision-making, and more. |

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### Contents

CHAPTER | 1 |

Utility Theory | 12 |

Extensive and Normal Forms | 39 |

Copyright | |

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Games and Decisions: Introduction and Critical Survey R. Duncan Luce,Howard Raiffa Limited preview - 2012 |

Games and Decisions: Introduction and Critical Survey R. Duncan Luce,Howard Raiffa Limited preview - 1989 |

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