## The strategy of conflict |

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That is, it is a

this problem by recomputing the pay-offs in the original matrix, using the two

parameters representing the probability of "irrational" attack. The upper left cell in

...

That is, it is a

**pair**of decisions, not a**pair**of probabilities about behavior. We workthis problem by recomputing the pay-offs in the original matrix, using the two

parameters representing the probability of "irrational" attack. The upper left cell in

...

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Imagine a game's potential payoffs as consisting of all the points on or within

some boundary in the upper-right quadrant relative to a

coordinates. "It is interesting that in demanding a symmetrical solution to an

ostensibly ...

Imagine a game's potential payoffs as consisting of all the points on or within

some boundary in the upper-right quadrant relative to a

**pair**of rectangularcoordinates. "It is interesting that in demanding a symmetrical solution to an

ostensibly ...

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The definition of such a solution, given by Luce and Raiffa, is as follows: "A non-

cooperative game is said to have a solution in the strict sense if: (i) There exists

an equilibrium

The definition of such a solution, given by Luce and Raiffa, is as follows: "A non-

cooperative game is said to have a solution in the strict sense if: (i) There exists

an equilibrium

**pair**among the jointly admissible strategy**pairs**. (2) All jointly ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

The Retarded Science of International Strategy | 3 |

An Essay on Bargaining | 21 |

Bargaining Communication and Limited War | 53 |

Copyright | |

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