The Strategy of Conflict
A series of closely interrelated essays on game theory, this book deals with an area in which progress has been least satisfactory--the situations where there is a common interest as well as conflict between adversaries: negotiations, war and threats of war, criminal deterrence, extortion, tacit bargaining. It proposes enlightening similarities between, for instance, maneuvering in limited war and in a traffic jam; deterring the Russians and one's own children; the modern strategy of terror and the ancient institution of hostages.
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He could pick i no matter what; he could pick ii no matter what; he could play i to
column I and ii to column II; or he could play ii to column I and i to column II.
Including the possibility of commitment, he now has first the choice of committing
A good laboratory example of the communication-perception part of game
strategy is the experiment reported by M. M. Flood, who presented his players
with a 2 × 2 nonzero-sum matrix for Ioo consecutive tacit plays. The special
property of ...
A “scenario” might, for example, identify one of the players as “aggressor”; it
might give the outcomes of previous plays of ... one might set up the board so that
on the first play *A splendid example of the creation of norms in practice—and
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This is one of the most important books on Game Theory, and also, thankfully, one of the more accessible (certainly much more so than von Neumann's and Morgenstern's book). His main theses are that ... Read full review
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