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Games of Strategy has ratings and 12 reviews. afloatingpoint said: 8/28/ So far, the book has got my interest. I like the Avinash K. Dixit,. Susan Skeath. This document and trademark(s) contained herein are protected by law as indicated in a notice appearing later in this work. This electronic representation of . Avinash K. Dixit (Author, Princeton University), Susan Skeath (Author, Games of Strategy, Fourth Edition, allows students to explore a variety of topics from the.

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Example of a Threat: Interactions across Species 8. Strategy and Voting The key to its broad success is that the authors assume no prior knowledge of game theory and present the material in the most accessible way possible. You play games of strategy all the time: This book is a lovely introduction to the world of game theory. The physical sciences and engineering claim to be the basis of modern technology and therefore of modern life; the social sciences discuss big issues of governance, for example, democracy and taxation; the humanities claim that they revive your soul after it has been deadened by exposure to the physical and social sciences and to engineering.


The key to its broad success is that the authors assume no prior knowledge of game theory and present the material in the most accessible way possible.

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Skeah loved, though, the real-world applications — fascinating case studies, including the Cuban missile crisis. I cannot imagine how the book could be improved upon. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Cierra Crowder rated it liked it Jun 09, Feb 01, Naidalmaa Miyajav rated it it was amazing Shelves: Uncertainty and Information 9.

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I’ve had zkeath fun semester with it. For all of these topics, Dixit, Skeath, and Reiley manage to provide e So far in my academic life, Games of Strategy has been the only textbook that I have read cover to cover and actually enjoyed.

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A thorough, accessible, review of game theory. Very helpful for beginners learning the ideas and uses of game theory. Wish it had more of the mathematical applications. While the later chapters did feel like a bridge too far, the earlier chapters were very interesting and gave a good rixit in game theory.

HardcoverSecond Editionpages. Features Contents New material on Behavioral and Experimental Economics and carefully revised chapters keep students in the know This Fourth Edition includes expanded coverage of Behavioral Economics and Experimental Economics Chapters 3 through 7 to ensure that students are kept up-to-date on these hot topics in game theory. Unfortunately, the book concentrated almost exclusively on the maths.


It is designed to be accessible to mathematically naive readers, which is a plus for some I guess, but I missed a deeper mathematical grounding. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

To ask other readers questions about Games of Strategyplease sign up. Kseath able to recognize such games will enrich your understanding of the world around you, and will make you a better participant in all its affairs.

Strategy and Voting 1. Formal Analysis of Cheap Talk Games 4.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Example of a Promise: I didn’t read the book from cover to cover, but if I had the time, I would have. Basic Ideas and Examples 1. I have a mathematical background but was ho Interesting, though didn’t always hold my attention. Are the Moves in the Gzmes Sequential or Simultaneous?

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Cart Support Signed in as: Refresh and try again. Description Games of Strategy, famous for its simple yet accurate exposition and its great examples and exercises, has been extensively revised for this Fourth Edition.

Basic Ideas and Examples 2.