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Game Theory

  • Novel Methods in Computational Financeby Matthias Ehrhardt; Michael Günther; E. Jan W. ter Maten

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 129.92

    This book discusses the state-of-the-art and open problems in computational finance. It presents a collection of research outcomes and reviews of the work from the STRIKE project, an FP7 Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) project in which academic partners trained early-stage researchers in close cooperation with a broader range of associated... more...

  • Elections, Voting Rules and Paradoxical Outcomesby William V. Gehrlein; Dominique Lepelley

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This monograph studies voting procedures based on the probability that paradoxical outcomes like the famous Condorcet Paradox might exist. It is well known that hypothetical examples of many different paradoxical election outcomes can be developed, but this analysis examines factors that are related to the process by which voters form their preferences... more...

  • Game Theory and Applicationsby Deng-Feng Li; Xiao-Guang Yang; Marc Uetz; Gen-Jiu Xu

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 79.13

    This volume constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the 3rd Joint China-Dutch Workshop on Game Theory and Applications and the 7th China Meeting on Game Theory and Applications, GTA 2016, held in Fuzhou, China, in November 2016. The 25 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 60 full paper submissions.... more...

  • Never Split Tens!by Leslie M. Golden

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 29.52

    Renowned probability theorist Edward O. Thorp revolutionized the casino industry by developing card counting systems for the casino game of blackjack. Les Golden, the celebrated blackjack, roulette, and craps columnist for Bluff Europe , Gambling.com , iGaming Business , GamblingOnline , and Jackpots Review magazines, tells Thorp’s incredible... more...

  • Game Changersby Rudolf Taschner

    Prometheus Books 2017; US$ 11.99

    In this lively history of game theory, a gifted math educator and science writer explains for lay readers the uses and value of this innovative yet easy-to-understand approach to mathematical modeling. Essentially, game theory interprets life as a game with mathematical rules. By following the rules, decisions can be calculated that result in the greatest... more...

  • Portfolio Diversificationby Francois-Serge Lhabitant

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 150.00

    Portfolio Diversification provides an update on the practice of combining several risky investments in a portfolio with the goal of reducing the portfolio's overall risk. In this book, readers will find a comprehensive introduction and analysis of various dimensions of portfolio diversification (assets, maturities, industries, countries, etc.),... more...

  • Game Theory in Management Accountingby David Mueller; Ralf Trost

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 200.79

    This book demonstrates what kind of problems, originating in a management accounting setting, may be solved with game theoretic models. Game theory has experienced growing interest and numerous applications in the field of management accounting. The main focus traditionally has been on the field of non-cooperative behaviour, but the area of cooperative... more...

  • Game Theory for Data Scienceby Boi Faltings; Goran Radanovic; Ronald Brachman; Peter Stone

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2017; US$ 51.96

    Intelligent systems often depend on data provided by information agents, for example, sensor data or crowdsourced human computation. Providing accurate and relevant data requires costly effort that agents may not always be willing to provide. Thus, it becomes important not only to verify the correctness of data, but also to provide incentives so that... more...

  • Game-Theoretic Learning and Distributed Optimization in Memoryless Multi-Agent Systemsby Tatiana Tatarenko

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 79.13

    This book presents new efficient methods for optimization in realistic large-scale, multi-agent systems. These methods do not require the agents to have the full information about the system, but instead allow them to make their local decisions based only on the local information, possibly obtained during communication with their local neighbors.... more...

  • Stakeholder Engagement: Clinical Research Casesby R. Edward Freeman; Johanna Kujala; Sybille Sachs

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book offers a case-study approach to stakeholder theory that moves beyond theoretical analysis to the applied. As stakeholder theory has moved into the mainstream of management thinking in business ethics and a number of the management disciplines, there is an increasing need to explore the subtleties of stakeholder engagement via examples from... more...