Introduction to Stochastic Optimisation and Game Theory

  • D.N.P. MurthyEmail author
  • Nat Jack
Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)


Decision problems may be classified in different ways. They may be either static or dynamic. In the static situation, decisions have to be made only once, whereas a dynamic problem involves multiple decisions over time. Decision problems may also be either deterministic or stochastic. In a deterministic problem, uncertainty is assumed to be insignificant and is ignored, whereas in a stochastic problem, the effect of uncertainty is included in the modelling, and this is done through the presence of random variables.


Nash Equilibrium Dynamic Game Certainty Equivalent Static Game Stackelberg Game 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mechanical and Mining EngineeringUniversity of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Dundee Business SchoolUniversity of Abertay DundeeDundeeUK

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