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Stochastic Game Strategies and their Applications

1st Edition

Bor-Sen Chen
August 08, 2019

Game theory involves multi-person decision making and differential dynamic game theory has been widely applied to n-person decision making problems, which are stimulated by a vast number of applications. This book addresses the gap to discuss general stochastic n-person noncooperative and...

Game Theory: A Modeling Approach

1st Edition

Richard Alan Gillman, David Housman
May 09, 2019

Game Theory: A Modeling Approach quickly moves readers through the fundamental ideas of the subject to enable them to engage in creative modeling projects based on game theoretic concepts. The authors match conclusions to real-world scenarios and applications. The text engages students in active...

Lessons in Play: An Introduction to Combinatorial Game Theory, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Michael H. Albert, Richard J. Nowakowski, David Wolfe
April 22, 2019

This second edition of Lessons in Play reorganizes the presentation of the popular original text in combinatorial game theory to make it even more widely accessible. Starting with a focus on the essential concepts and applications, it then moves on to more technical material. Still written in a...

Hex: The Full Story

1st Edition

Ryan B. Hayward, Bjarne Toft
January 29, 2019

Hex: The Full Story is for anyone - hobbyist, professional, student, teacher - who enjoys board games, game theory, discrete math, computing, or history. hex was discovered twice, in 1942 by Piet Hein and again in 1949 by John F. nash. How did this happen? Who created the puzzle for...

Analysis and Control of Finite-Value Systems

1st Edition

Haitao Li, Guodong Zhao, Peilian Guo, Zhenbin Liu
May 15, 2018

A comprehensive work in finite-value systems that covers the latest achievements using the semi-tensor product method, on various kinds of finite-value systems. These results occupy the highest position in the analysis and control of this field. It not only covers all aspects of research in...

Distributed Strategic Learning for Wireless Engineers

1st Edition

Hamidou Tembine
October 12, 2017

Although valued for its ability to allow teams to collaborate and foster coalitional behaviors among the participants, game theory’s application to networking systems is not without challenges. Distributed Strategic Learning for Wireless Engineers illuminates the promise of learning in dynamic...

Stochastic H2/H ∞ Control: A Nash Game Approach

1st Edition

Weihai Zhang, Lihua Xie, Bor-Sen Chen
July 18, 2017

The H∞ control has been one of the important robust control approaches since the 1980s. This book extends the area to nonlinear stochastic H2/H∞ control, and studies more complex and practically useful mixed H2/H∞ controller synthesis rather than the pure H∞ control. Different from the commonly...

Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling: The Games People Play, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Ronald J. Gould
November 02, 2015

Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling: The Games People Play, Second Edition demonstrates how discrete probability, statistics, and elementary discrete mathematics are used in games, sports, and gambling situations. With emphasis on mathematical thinking and problem solving, the text draws on...

Acting Strategically Using Drama Theory

1st Edition

James William Bryant
October 09, 2015

In today’s confrontational and connected world, communication is the key strategic act. This book uses drama theory—a radical extension of game theory—to show how best to communicate so as to manage the emotionally charged confrontations occurring in any worthwhile relationship. Alongside a toolset...

Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications

3rd Edition

James M. Van Verth, Lars M. Bishop
August 26, 2015

Expert Guidance on the Math Needed for 3D Game ProgrammingDeveloped from the authors’ popular Game Developers Conference (GDC) tutorial, Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications, Third Edition illustrates the importance of mathematics in 3D programming. It shows you how to...

Adversarial Risk Analysis

1st Edition

David L. Banks, Jesus M. Rios Aliaga, David Rios Insua
June 30, 2015

Winner of the 2017 De Groot Prize awarded by the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) A relatively new area of research, adversarial risk analysis (ARA) informs decision making when there are intelligent opponents and uncertain outcomes. Adversarial Risk Analysis develops methods...

Introduction to Theory of Control in Organizations

1st Edition

Vladimir N. Burkov, Mikhail Goubko, Nikolay Korgin, Dmitry Novikov
March 02, 2015

Introduction to Theory of Control in Organizations explains how methodologies from systems analysis and control theory, including game and graph theory, can be applied to improve organizational management. The theory presented extends the traditional approach to management science by introducing...

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