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game the·o·ry

the branch of mathematical logic concerned with the range of possible reactions to a particular strategy; each reaction can be assigned a probability and each reaction can lead to a counter-reaction by the "adversary" in the game. Used mainly in systems analysis, game theory has some applications in disease surveillance and control; it is one of the underlying theories in clinical decision analysis.

game theory

a branch of mathematical logic which deals with all of the possible reactions to a particular strategy used mainly in systems analysis.
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But as counterintuitive as it may seem, game theory sometimes dictates that the best course of action is that which benefits the competition as well as yourself.
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In contrast to this economic model approach for intertemporal allocation and pricing, John Nash had much earlier introduced a game theory among non-cooperative players based on mathematics.
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Curtis can't actually believe that John Nash invented the idea of rational self-interest or that game theory laid the initial foundations for a Hobbesian view of life.
Some theorists such as Brian Skyrms, have simply switched over to evolutionary game theory and let the messiness of the physical world break the symmetry.
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Abstract: The article aims to highlight the manner in which mathematical game theory is transposed in corporate finance, as firms seek to balance their own objectives (i.
He retired in 2007, but continues the teaching (Operations Research, Game Theory, Combinatorics) and currently is still active in classroom.
Game theory is a branch of mathematics devoted to studying interaction among rational and self-interested agents.