The Existence and Uniqueness of Equilibria in Convex Games with Strategies in Hilbert Spaces

  • Dean A. Carlson
Part of the Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games book series (AISDG, volume 6)


In this paper we extend the approach of Rosen [7] for existence and uniqueness of Nash equilibria for finite-dimensional convex games to an abstract setting in which the strategies of each player are in separable Hilbert spaces. Through the use of an extension of the Kakutani fixed-point theorem, we are able to extend Rosen’s existence result to this setting. Our uniqueness results are obtained by extending Rosen’s notion of strict diagonal convexity to this setting. Several examples, in the context of open-loop dynamic games, to which our results may be applied are presented.


Nash Equilibrium Feasible Point Separable Hilbert Space Constraint Qualification Dynamic Game 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dean A. Carlson
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of ToledoToledoUSA

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