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Game Theory

  • The Evolution of Human Co-operationby Charles Stanish

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This book explains the evolution of human cooperation in tribal societies using insights from game theory, ethnography and archaeology. more...

  • It's All a Gameby Tristan Donovan

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.89

    Board games have been with us longer than even the written word. But what is it about this pastime that continues to captivate us well into the age of smartphones and instant gratification? In It?s All a Game, British journalist and renowned games expert Tristan Donovan opens the box on the incredible and often surprising history and psychology... more...

  • Equilibrium Models in Economicsby Lawrence A. Boland

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    The concept of equilibrium is fundamental to economic theory, according to which, it exists when supply and demand are balanced. Equilibrium Models in Economics critically examines the major problematic assumptions employed to build equilibrium models. It gives particular attention to the assumptions used to characterize learning, knowledge and expectations. more...

  • Why Stock Markets Crashby Didier Sornette; Didier Sornette

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.88

    The scientific study of complex systems has transformed a wide range of disciplines in recent years, enabling researchers in both the natural and social sciences to model and predict phenomena as diverse as earthquakes, global warming, demographic patterns, financial crises, and the failure of materials. In this book, Didier Sornette boldly applies... more...

  • The Theory of Externalities and Public Goodsby Wolfgang Buchholz; Dirk Rübbelke

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 134.29

    This state-of-the art collection of papers analyses various aspects of the theory of externalities and public goods. The contributions employ new analytical techniques like the aggregative game approach, and discuss the philosophical underpinnings of the theory. Furthermore, they highlight a range of topical empirical applications including climate... more...

  • Operations Research Proceedings 2015by Karl Franz Dörner; Ivana Ljubic; Georg Pflug; Gernot Tragler

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 156.68

    This book gathers a selection of refereed papers presented at the ?International Conference on Operations Research OR2015,? which was held at the University of Vienna, Austria, September 1-4, 2015. Over 900 scientists and students from 50 countries attended this conference and presented more than 600 papers in parallel topic streams as well as special... more...

  • Game Theory and Minorities in American Literatureby Michael Wainwright

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 90.57

    This pioneering study applies game theory to a selection of minoritarian texts from the American canon. Concentrating on rational decision making, the discussion introduces the most common social dilemmas such as the Stag Hunt and the Prisoner's Dilemma as a means of interpreting works by writers such as Douglass, Hurston, and Morrison. more...

  • Introducing Game Theoryby Ivan Pastine; Tuvana Pastine; Tom Humberstone

    Icon Books Ltd 2017; US$ 5.99

    A highly accessible, illustrated introduction to Game Theory, a concept that helps us understand everything from our social lives to global politics. more...

  • Fourier-Malliavin Volatility Estimationby Maria Elvira Mancino; Maria Cristina Recchioni; Simona Sanfelici

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.11

    This volume is a user-friendly presentation of the main theoretical properties of the Fourier-Malliavin volatility estimation, allowing the readers to experience the potential of the approach and its application in various financial settings.  Readers are given examples and instruments to implement this methodology in various financial settings... more...

  • Network Games, Control, and Optimizationby Samson Lasaulce; Tania Jimenez; Eilon Solan

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 111.91

    This contributed volume offers a collection of papers presented at the 2016 Network Games, Control, and Optimization conference (NETGCOOP), held at the University of Avignon in France, November 23-25, 2016.  These papers highlight the increasing importance of network control and optimization in many networking application domains, such as mobile... more...