Books tagged: game theory

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Juggernaut: Why the System Crushes the Only People Who Can Save It
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 184,230. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
A revolutionary new theory of political economy that will change the way you look at the financial crisis, the culture divide, and the system as a whole.
Music: What Happened?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Joseph Mallon. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
In Music: What Happened?, renowned musician Scott Miller writes about each of the past 54 years in popular music—1957-2010—via countdown song lists, blending the perspectives of a serious musician, a thoughtful critic, and an all-devouring music fan. Miller not only tells you why he loves particular songs, but also what was going on in the musical world in which they competed to be heard.
Poker According to Sun Tzu
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Price: Free! Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Sun Tzu’s timeless classic, “The Art of War,” is adapted specifically for the competitive poker player. Players at all levels will find a multitude of lessons to help them maintain discipline, manage the internal conflict between mind and impulse, find their “center,” and raise their play to the level of a master.
Nash Equilibria and Power Plays in Happy Wars
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,940. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
This book is for both gamers and non-gamers. Learn to apply game theory to video games. Learn to apply game theory to real life situations. See how the on-line world resembles the real world and vice versa in its complex interactions and psychological power plays. Accompany the author through one season of the game Happy Wars. See how everything in gaming and in life falls under Game Theory.
The State of American Thought: Ensnared in a fallacious liberal-conservative dichotomy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 204,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The State of American Thought is a theoretical framework of American culture followed by a narrative of the preliminary platform of The Ecumenical Humanist International Political Party. The goal of the book is to help Americans and people around the world eliminate man-made sufferings through engagement in ecumenical humanist behavioral, cultural and political revolutions.
An Introduction to the Use of Formal Methods in Political Philosophy
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Political Theory has been transformed in the last thirty years by the introduction of methods of analysis imported from mathematics and economics. This little book, by well-known philosopher Robert Paul Wolff, lays out the elements of these technical subjects in a precise fashion that achieves a sprightly accessibility without sacrificing formal rigor.
Game Theory: A Simple Introduction
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
Game Theory: A Simple Introduction offers an accessible guide to its basic principles and applications. Understand a game matrix, prisoners’ dilemma, Nash equilibrium, and the power of asymmetric information. Explore examples looking at free riders, global governance, long-term relationships, competing corporations, advertisers and their customers, along with familiar hawk-dove and chicken game.
A New Game: Looking at Our World Differently While Exploring a New Concept Regarding Competition
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Series: Assorted Writings, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A new idea for a free form game that fosters creativity and creative collaboration. Updated 9~19~13
Choice Theory: A Simple Introduction
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
Choice Theory: A Simple Introduction offers an accessible guide to its central ideas and methods. Understand expected value, expected utility, and prospect theory, along with risk neutral, risk averse and risk seeking attitudes. Examine zero-sum games and minimax strategies, auction theory and the revenue equivalence theorem, and voting theory with the median voter theorem and Condorcet cycles.
Game Theory for Business: A Simple Introduction
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
Game Theory for Business: A Simple Introduction offers an accessible guide to its central ideas and methods. Understand business goals, adverse selection, moral hazard, a bait and switch strategy, long-run business relationships, and show business. Examine price competition, collusion, industry entry deterrence, behavioural strategies to outmanoeuvre rivals, and niche product opportunities.