Game Theory

Simultaneous games: normal form, mixed strategies, Nash equilibria. Minimax and zero-sum games. Correlated balances. Algorithms for determining equilibria. Sequential games: extensive representation, perfect balance in sub-games, games with imperfect information. Repeated games and popular theorem

Basic Information

45 hours


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  • Fudenberg, Drew e Tirole, Jean - Game Theory. MIT Press.
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  • Gibbons, Robert - Game Theory for Applied Economists. Princeton University Press
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