Game Theory

Matthew O. Jackson; Kevin Leyton-Brown; Yoav Shoham
Level: leicht
Universität: Stanford University, The University of British Columbia
Plattform: Coursera
Start: 23.03.2020
Wiederholung: always
Sprache: English
Disziplin: Ökonomik
Teilnahme: Kostenlos
Zertifikat: 71,00 EUR
Aufwand pro Woche: 2,0 h

Popularized by movies such as "A Beautiful Mind," game theory is the mathematical modeling of strategic interaction among rational (and irrational) agents. Beyond what we call `games' in common language, such as chess, poker, soccer, etc., it includes the modeling of conflict among nations, political campaigns, competition among firms, and trading behavior in markets such as the NYSE. How could you begin to model keyword auctions, and peer to peer file-sharing networks, without accounting for the incentives of the people using them? The course will provide the basics: representing games and strategies, the extensive form (which computer scientists call game trees), Bayesian games (modeling things like auctions), repeated and stochastic games, and more. We'll include a variety of examples including classic games and a few applications.

 

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