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Game Theory

  • Individuality and Entanglementby Herbert Gintis

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    In this book, acclaimed economist Herbert Gintis ranges widely across many fields?including economics, psychology, anthropology, sociology, moral philosophy, and biology?to provide a rigorous transdisciplinary explanation of some fundamental characteristics of human societies and social behavior. Because such behavior can be understood only through... more...

  • Recent Advances in Game Theory and Applicationsby Leon A. Petrosyan; Vladimir V. Mazalov

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 92.53

    This contributed volume contains fourteen papers based on selected presentations from the European Conference on Game Theory SING11-GTM 2015, held at Saint Petersburg State University in July 2015, and the Networking Games and Management workshop, held at the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Petrozvavodsk, Russia, also... more...

  • Subgame Consistent Cooperationby David W.K. Yeung; Leon A. Petrosyan

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 97.97

    Strategic behavior in the human and social world has been increasingly recognized in theory and practice. It is well known that non-cooperative behavior could lead to suboptimal or even highly undesirable outcomes. Cooperation suggests the possibility of obtaining socially optimal solutions and the calls for cooperation are prevalent in real-life... more...

  • The Third Option for the South China Seaby David Green

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    This Palgrave Pivot uses a simple model from game theory to explain the behavior of countries disputing ownership of resources and of small islands in the South China Sea. It argues that the rapid transformation of the region's economy - the rise of Factory Asia ? is not being acknowledged, leading countries to take chances beyond what a rational picture... more...

  • Geometry, Language and Strategyby Gerald H. Thomas

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 178.00

    -->. The first volume, Geometry, Language and Strategy , extended the concepts of Game Theory, replacing static equilibrium with a deterministic dynamic theory. The first volume opened up many applications that were only briefly touched on. To study the consequences of the deterministic approach in contrast to standard Bayesian approaches, the richness... more...

  • Overlapping Coalition Formation Games in Wireless Communication Networksby Tianyu Wang; Lingyang Song; Walid Saad; Zhu Han

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    This brief introduces overlapping coalition formation games (OCF games), a novel mathematical framework from cooperative game theory that can be used to model, design and analyze cooperative scenarios in future wireless communication networks. The concepts of OCF games are explained, and several algorithmic aspects are studied.  In addition,... more...

  • Regularity Theory for Mean-Field Game Systemsby Diogo A. Gomes; Edgard A. Pimentel; Vardan Voskanyan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    Beginning with a concise introduction to the theory of mean-field games (MFGs), this book presents the key elements of the regularity theory for MFGs. It then introduces a series of techniques for well-posedness in the context of mean-field problems, including stationary and time-dependent MFGs, subquadratic and superquadratic MFG formulations, and... more...

  • Complex Networks and Dynamicsby Pasquale Commendatore; Mariano Matilla-Garcia; Luis M. Varela; Jose S. Cánovas

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 76.20

    This volume sheds light on the current state of complex networks and nonlinear dynamics applied to the understanding of economic and social phenomena ranging from geographical economics to macroeconomics and finance, and its purpose is to give readers an overview of several interesting topics for research at an intermediate level. Three different... more...

  • The Political Economy of Social Choicesby Maria Gallego; Norman Schofield

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    This book presents state-of-the-art research in political economy dealing with the decision making process under different political institutions. It focuses on the role that states and governments have on political outcomes and on the well-being of individuals, taking into account the differences that arise across autocracies and democracies and within... more...

  • Twenty Lectures on Algorithmic Game Theoryby Tim Roughgarden

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This accessible introduction features case studies in online advertising, spectrum auctions, kidney exchange, and network management. more...