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.