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Introduction to the Theory of Games

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"This is one of the first books to treat the mathematical theory of games of strategy. As distinguished from games of chance, games of strategy involve conflict among individuals or groups capable of rational activity. Instead of probability, this new domain of mathematics faces the more complex problem of intelligence and behaviour. The mathematical apparatus developed by the author will find application not only in parlor games (chess, bridge, poker, for example) but also in economics, strategy, and the theory of military strategy."

Ex-library book in good condition with a library stamp on the first page.

Item details

Author(s):
McKinsey, J. C. C.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1952
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
371
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill

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"This is one of the first books to treat the mathematical theory of games of strategy. As distinguished from games of chance, games of strategy involve conflict among individuals or groups capable of rational activity. Instead of probability, this new domain of mathematics faces the more complex problem of intelligence and behaviour. The mathematical apparatus developed by the author will find application not only in parlor games (chess, bridge, poker, for example) but also in economics, strategy, and the theory of military strategy."

Ex-library book in good condition with a library stamp on the first page.

Author(s):
McKinsey, J. C. C.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1952
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
371
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill

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