Introduction to Game Theory2013VT
Six 2h lectures, self studies, and examination seminar
Recommended for CUGS PhD students
After completing this course the student will be able to:
• Model a decision problem as a strategic game
• Evaluate strategies and identify equilibria of a strategic game
• Analyze different worth sharing options of a coalitional game
Linear algebra, probability, statistics and combinatorics courses at undergraduate level.
Game definition and representation, strategies and equilibria, information sets, bargaining games, NTU games, cooperative games, worth allocation, the Shapley value, network games, research cases applications
• Lecture material.
• N. Nisan, T. Roughgarden, É. Tardos and V.V. Varizani, “Algorithmic Game Theory”, 2007
Game modeling of a case study related to the student research activity, to be presented and discussed in a final seminar session.
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