Browsing posts tagged: Game Theory
Game Based Organization Design

There is a widening gap between the current organizational reality and the tools and methods available to managers for addressing its challenges. Game Based Organization Design shows that one of the ways to bridge this gap is to introduce insights and approaches from video game design into the design of organizational systems. This book takes […]

Risk and Reward

For decades, casino gaming has been steadily increasing in popularity worldwide. Blackjack is among the most popular of the casino table games, one where astute choices of playing strategy can create an advantage for the player. Risk and Reward analyzes the game in depth, pinpointing not just its optimal strategies but also its financial performance, […]

New Perspectives on Games and Interaction

This volume is a collection of papers presentedat the 2007 colloquium on new perspectiveson games and interaction at the Royal DutchAcademy of Sciences in Amsterdam. Thepurpose of the colloquium was to clarify theuses of the concepts of game theory, and toidentify promising new directions.This important collection testifies to thegrowing importance of game theory as a […]

Interactive Logic

Traditionally, logic has dealt with notions of truthand reasoning. In the past several decades, however,research focus in logic has shifted to the vastfield of interactive logic – the domain of logic forboth communication and interaction. The mainapplications of this move are logical approachesto games and social software. This collection ofpapers from the workshop serves as […]

Game Theory

This comprehensive textbook introduces readers to the principal ideas and applications of game theory, in a style that combines rigor with accessibility. Steven Tadelis begins with a concise description of rational decision making, and goes on to discuss strategic and extensive form games with complete information, Bayesian games, and extensive form games with imperfect information. […]

The Game Theorist’s Guide to Parenting

“I absolutely loved this book, both as a parent and as a nerd.” Jessica Lahey, author of The Gift of FailureAs every parent knows, kids are surprisingly clever negotiators. But how can we avoid those all-too-familiar wails of “That’s not fair!” and “You can’t make me!”? In The Game Theorist’s Guide to Parenting, the award-winning […]

Mathematics and Sex

You’ve heard of sexual chemistry? Now try sexual mathematics … For most people seeing „mathematics“ and „sex“ side by side is strange enough, let alone discovering there is, in fact, a deep and captivating relationship between the two. Well, it’s time to shatter the stereotypes! Join Dr Clio Cresswell on a fun and frisky journey […]

Understanding Institutions

Understanding Institutions proposes a new unified theory of social institutions that combines the best insights of philosophers and social scientists who have written on this topic. Francesco Guala presents a theory that combines the features of three influential views of institutions: as equilibria of strategic games, as regulative rules, and as constitutive rules. Guala explains […]