JOHN NASH: THE GAME THEORY

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title Game Theory

Nobel Prize winner John Nash, one of the most famous scientists of our time, takes us into the heart of the theory of games.
Is it possible to build a mathematical model of behavior from a game of chess? An innovative theory for understanding the elaborate strategies that underlie the choices of men. A rational approach that has become a point of reference in many different fields, from economics to psychology to political science.

CHAPTERS:

Game theory
1.  The beginnings
2.  An innovative discipline
3.  The precursors
4.  Types of games
5.  The game, the economy and the stock market

Play to win
6.    Games that simulate war
7.    War and game theory
8.    The analysis of armed conflicts
9.    The game of war
10.   Game theory and political power
11.   The search for winning strategies

The equilibrium in games
12.   From Borel to economic games
13.   Brief history of game theory
14.   The zero-sum games
15.   The Nash equilibrium
16.   From zero-sum to the Nash equilibrium

A story with a happy ending
17.   The Nobel Prize
18.   The prisoner’s dilemma
19.   The evolutionary game
20.   Game theory and life

Supplements
21.   John Nash: 1994 Nobel Prize for Economics
22.   The fixed-point theorem