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Game Theory

  • 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$ 130.17

    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$ 151.87

    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$ 87.78

    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$ 46.64

    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$ 108.47

    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...

  • Game Theory and Postwar American Literatureby Michael Wainwright

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 78.02

    Reading iconic postwar novels such as Fahrenheit 451, In Cold Blood, and Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye together with the rational decision-making of game theory, Wainwright demonstrates the contribution of mathematical models to literary interpretation. The interdisciplinary approach of this book elucidates our understanding of postwar American literature.... more...

  • Global Game Industries and Cultural Policyby Anthony Fung

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 87.78

    This is the first book that sheds light on global game industries and cultural policy. The scope covers the emerging and converging theory and models on cultural industries and its development, and their connection to national cultural policy and globalization. The primary focus of the book is on Asian cultural policy and industries while there are... more...

  • Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung und Ökonometrieby Peter Winker

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 20.96

    Das Lehrbuch bietet einen Einstieg in grundlegende Methoden der empirischen Wirtschaftsforschung einschließlich der Ökonometrie, wobei besonderes Augenmerk auf die Verknüpfung mit praktisch relevanten Fragestellungen und Fallbeispielen gelegt wird. Außerdem wird gezielt auf die Grenzen der einzelnen Methoden eingegangen, um den Leser in die Lage zu... more...