Colonel Blotto made his first appearance in Caliban's Weekend Book of 1924, where he faced the problem of trying to capture as many forts as possible with a limited number of divisions. Blotto’s problem was made difficult because an opposing commander was at the same time distributing defensive forces among the forts in an effort to frustrate him. The class of games where each player must divide an aggregate force among several areas of contention has since been named after the Colonel.
KeywordsCumulative Distribution Function Marginal Distribution Mixed Strategy Pure Strategy Dual Linear Program
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