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Games suggest how to define rational behavior. Surprising aspects of interactive decision theory

  • Roberto Lucchetti
Part of the MS&A book series (MS&A, volume 3)


Game theory deals with all situations where two or more people interact in order to achieve some result. Analyzing these situations from a mathematical point of view immediately provides interesting examples and surprising results.


Nash Equilibrium Game Theory Mixed Strategy Rational Behavior Mixed Equilibrium 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Lucchetti
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di MatematicaPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly

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