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Game Theory

  • Economics of Database-Assisted Spectrum Sharingby Yuan Luo; Lin Gao; Jianwei Huang

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 69.99

    This book examines the interaction between the technical and economic issues in database-assisted dynamic spectrum networks. It explains various business models for different network settings, analyzing the user behaviors and system equilibrium under each model.  With the explosive growth of mobile devices and bandwidth-hungry applications,... more...

  • Strategy and Game Theoryby Felix Munoz-Garcia; Daniel Toro-Gonzalez

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This textbook presents worked-out exercises on game theory with detailed step-by-step explanations. While most textbooks on game theory focus on theoretical results, this book focuses on providing practical examples in which students can learn to systematically apply theoretical solution concepts to different fields of economics and business. The text... more...

  • Simulation and Gaming in the Network Societyby Toshiyuki Kaneda; Hidehiko Kanegae; Yusuke Toyoda; Paola Rizzi

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 169.00

    This book provides the state of the art in the simulation and gaming study field by systematically collecting excellent papers presented at the 46th International Simulation and Gaming Association annual conference held in Kyoto 17?25 July 2015. Simulation and gaming has been used in a wide variety of areas ranging from early childhood education and... more...

  • Trends in Mathematical Economicsby Alberto A. Pinto; Elvio Accinelli Gamba; Athanasios N. Yannacopoulos; Carlos Hervés-Beloso

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book gathers carefully selected works in Mathematical Economics, on myriad topics including General Equilibrium, Game Theory, Economic Growth, Welfare, Social Choice Theory, Finance. It sheds light on the ongoing discussions that have brought together leading researchers from Latin America and Southern Europe at recent conferences in venues like... more...

  • The Statistical Physics of Fixation and Equilibration in Individual-Based Modelsby Peter Ashcroft

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This thesis explores several interdisciplinary topics at the border of theoretical physics and biology, presenting results that demonstrate the power of methods from statistical physics when applied to neighbouring disciplines. From birth-death processes in switching environments to discussions on the meaning of quasi-potential landscapes in high-dimensional... more...

  • Understanding Institutionsby Francesco Guala

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    Understanding Institutions proposes a new unified theory of social institutions that combines the best insights of philosophers and social scientists who have written on this topic. Francesco Guala presents a theory that combines the features of three influential views of institutions: as equilibria of strategic games, as regulative rules, and as... more...

  • The Theory of Extensive Form Gamesby Carlos Alós-Ferrer; Klaus Ritzberger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 129.00

    Thisbook treats extensive form game theory in full generality. It provides aframework that does not rely on any finiteness assumptions at all, yet coversthe finite case. The presentation starts by identifying the appropriate conceptof a game tree. This concept represents a synthesis of earlier approaches,including the graph-theoretical and the... more...

  • Open Problems in Mathematicsby John Forbes Jr. Nash; Michael Th. Rassias

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 149.00

    The goal in putting together this unique compilation was to presentthe current status of the solutions to some of the most essential open problemsin pure and applied mathematics. Emphasis is also given to problems ininterdisciplinary research for which mathematics plays a key role.  This volume comprises highly selected contributions by some... more...

  • The Essential John Nashby John Nash; Harold William Kuhn; Sylvia Nasar

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 37.50 US$ 30.00

    When John Nash won the Nobel prize in economics in 1994, many people were surprised to learn that he was alive and well. Since then, Sylvia Nasar's celebrated biography A Beautiful Mind , the basis of a new major motion picture, has revealed the man. The Essential John Nash reveals his work--in his own words. This book presents, for the first time,... more...

  • Quantal Response Equilibriumby Jacob K. Goeree; Charles A. Holt; Thomas R. Palfrey

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 60.00 US$ 48.00

    Quantal Response Equilibrium presents a stochastic theory of games that unites probabilistic choice models developed in psychology and statistics with the Nash equilibrium approach of classical game theory. Nash equilibrium assumes precise and perfect decision making in games, but human behavior is inherently stochastic and people realize that the... more...