Game Theory Products

  • Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling

    The Games People Play, Second Edition

    By Ronald J. Gould

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Textbooks in Mathematics

  • Acting Strategically Using Drama Theory

    By James William Bryant

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09
    CRC Press

  • Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications, Third Edition

    By James M. Van Verth, Lars M. Bishop

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Adversarial Risk Analysis

    By David L. Banks, Jesus M. Rios Aliaga, David Rios Insua

    Flexible Models to Analyze Opponent Behavior 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 for allocating defensive or offensive resources against…

    Hardback – 2015-06-30
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Economic Indeterminacy

    A personal encounter with the economists' peculiar nemesis

    By Yanis Varoufakis

    This volume is a collection of some of the best and most influential work of Yanis Varoufakis. The chapters all address the issue of economic indeterminacy, and the place of a socialized Homo Economicus within the economy. The book addresses Varoufakis’ key interpretation regarding the way in which…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Introduction to Theory of Control in Organizations

    By Vladimir N. Burkov, Mikhail Goubko, Nikolay Korgin, Dmitry Novikov

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-03-02
    CRC Press
    Systems Evaluation, Prediction, and Decision-Making

  • The Mathematics of Games

    An Introduction to Probability

    By David G. Taylor

    The Mathematics of Games: An Introduction to Probability takes an inquiry-based approach to teaching the standard material for an introductory probability course. It also discusses different games and ideas that relate to the law of large numbers, as well as some more mathematical topics not…

    Hardback – 2014-12-01
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Textbooks in Mathematics

  • Reflexion and Control

    Mathematical Models

    By Dmitry A. Novikov, Alexander G. Chkhartishvili

    This book is dedicated to modern approaches to mathematical modeling of reflexive processes in control. The authors consider reflexive games that describe the gametheoretical interaction of agents making decisions based on a hierarchy of beliefs regarding (1) essential parameters (informational…

    Hardback – 2014-03-03
    CRC Press
    Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering

  • Mathematical Card Magic

    Fifty-Two New Effects

    By Colm Mulcahy

    Mathematical card effects offer both beginning and experienced magicians an opportunity to entertain with a minimum of props. Featuring mostly original creations, Mathematical Card Magic: Fifty-Two New Effects presents an entertaining look at new mathematically based card tricks. Each chapter…

    Hardback – 2013-09-04
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Game Design Theory

    A New Philosophy for Understanding Games

    By Keith Burgun

    Despite the proliferation of video games in the twenty-first century, the theory of game design is largely underdeveloped, leaving designers on their own to understand what games really are. Helping you produce better games, Game Design Theory: A New Philosophy for Understanding Games presents…

    Paperback – 2012-08-13
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Distributed Strategic Learning for Wireless Engineers

    By Hamidou Tembine

    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…

    Hardback – 2012-05-18
    CRC Press

  • Games, Puzzles, and Computation

    By Robert A. Hearn, Erik D. Demaine

    The authors show that there are underlying mathematical reasons for why games and puzzles are challenging (and perhaps why they are so much fun). They also show that games and puzzles can serve as powerful models of computation—quite different from the usual models of automata and circuits—offering…

    Hardback – 2009-06-30
    A K Peters/CRC Press

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