Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Mth 557 The Mathematical Theory of Games I

Introduction to mathematical game theory and game theoretic analysis. Topics include: combinatorial and strategic games, Perfect Competition, Zermelo's Algorithm, Payoffs, cooperative and non-cooperative games, bargaining, mixed strategies, and Nash Equilibria. Selected applications to economics, biology, computer science, and political science. This is the first course in a sequence of two: Mth 557 and Mth 558 which must be taken in sequence.




Mth 261 and/or Stat 243.
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  • 500