## The strategy of conflict |

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If chess is the standard example of a zero-sum game, charades may typify the

game of pure coordination ; if pursuit epitomizes the zero-sum game, rendezvous

may do the same for the

If chess is the standard example of a zero-sum game, charades may typify the

game of pure coordination ; if pursuit epitomizes the zero-sum game, rendezvous

may do the same for the

**coordination game**. An experiment of O. K. Moore and ...Page 86

The experiments reported in Chapter 3 showed that coordinated choice is

possible even in the complete absence of communication. ... It is to be stressed

that the pure-

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The experiments reported in Chapter 3 showed that coordinated choice is

possible even in the complete absence of communication. ... It is to be stressed

that the pure-

**coordination game**is a game of strategy in the strict technical sense.

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In this

only if he does exactly what the other expects him to, knowing that the other is

similarly trying to do exactly what is expected of him. They must jointly find a line

...

In this

**game**there is a compelling problem of**coordination**; each player can winonly if he does exactly what the other expects him to, knowing that the other is

similarly trying to do exactly what is expected of him. They must jointly find a line

...

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### Contents

The Retarded Science of International Strategy | 3 |

An Essay on Bargaining | 21 |

? Bargaining Communication and Limited War | 53 |

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