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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
When J. D. Williams wrote this entertaining, witty introduction for the nonscientist, Game Theory was still a somewhat mysterious subject familiar to very few scientists beyond those researchers, like himself, working for the military. Now, over thirty years after its original publication as a Rand Corporation research study, his light-hearted... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95
"Mind-exercising and thought-provoking."? New Scientist If playing games is natural for humans, analyzing games is equally natural for mathematicians. Even the simplest of games involves the fundamentals of mathematics, such as figuring out the best move or the odds of a certain chance event. This entertaining and wide-ranging guide demonstrates... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.99
A noted research mathematician explores decision making in the absence of perfect information. His clear presentation of the mathematical theory of games of strategy encompasses applications to many fields, including economics, military, business, and operations research. No advanced algebra or non-elementary calculus occurs in most of the proofs.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 17.95
One of the definitive works in game theory, this fascinating volume offers an original look at methods of obtaining solutions for conflict situations. Combining the principles of game theory, the calculus of variations, and control theory, the author considers and solves an amazing array of problems: military, pursuit and evasion, games of firing... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95
"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,... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 15.95
This text covers topological spaces and properties, some advanced calculus, differentiable manifolds, orientability, submanifolds and an embedding theorem, tangent spaces, vector fields and integral curves, Whitney's embedding theorem, more. Includes 88 helpful illustrations. 1982 edition. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 13.00
"The best book available for non-mathematicians." ? Contemporary Psychology . This book represents the earliest clear, detailed, precise exposition of the central ideas and results of game theory and related decision-making models ? unencumbered by technical mathematical details. It offers a comprehensive, time-tested conceptual introduction, with... more...
- Dover Publications 2014; US$ 19.95
This user-friendly text offers a thorough introduction to the part of optimization theory that lies between approximation theory and mathematical programming, both linear and nonlinear. Written by two distinguished mathematicians, the expert treatment covers the essentials, incorporating important background materials, examples, and extensive notes.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.99
A self-contained treatment appropriate for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text offers a detailed development of the necessary background for its survey of the nonlinear potential theory of superharmonic functions. Starting with the theory of weighted Sobolev spaces, this treatment advances to the theory of weighted variational... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95
Clear, accessible treatment of mathematical models for resolving conflicts in politics, economics, war, business, and social relationships. Topics include strategy, game tree and game matrix, and much more. Minimal math background required. 1970 edition. more...