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Games and Dynamic Games

Author: Alain Haurie,Jacek B Krawczyk,Georges Zaccour

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 981440134X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 488

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Dynamic games arise between players (individuals, firms, countries, animals, etc.) when the strategic interactions among them recur over time and decisions made during one period affect both current and future payoffs. Dynamic games provide conceptually rich paradigms and tools to deal with these situations. This volume provides a uniform approach to game theory and illustrates it with present-day applications to economics and management, including environmental, with the emphasis on dynamic games. At the end of each chapter a case study called game engineering (GE) is provided, to help readers understand how problems of high social priority, such as environmental negotiations, exploitation of common resources, can be modeled as games and how solutions can be engineered. Errata(s) Errata Contents:IntroductionClassical Theory of Games:Description of a GameEquilibrium Solutions for Noncooperative GamesExtensions and Refinements of the Equilibrium ConceptsDeterministic Dynamic Games:Repeated Games and Memory StrategiesMultistage GamesDifferential GamesStochastic Games:Equilibria in Games Played over Event TreesMarkov GamesPiecewise Deterministic Differential GamesStochastic-Diffusion Games Readership: Advanced undergraduate and graduate students in game theory, economics, management, marketing, and game engineering; researchers interested in dynamic games.

Advances in Dynamic Games and Applications

Author: Jerzy A. Filar,Vladimir Gaitsgory,Koichi Mizukami

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461213363

Category: Mathematics

Page: 461

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Modem game theory has evolved enonnously since its inception in the 1920s in the works ofBorel and von Neumann and since publication in the 1940s of the seminal treatise "Theory of Games and Economic Behavior" by von Neumann and Morgenstern. The branch of game theory known as dynamic games is-to a significant extent-descended from the pioneering work on differential games done by Isaacs in the 1950s and 1960s. Since those early decades game theory has branched out in many directions, spanning such diverse disciplines as math ematics, economics, electrical and electronics engineering, operations research, computer science, theoretical ecology, environmental science, and even political science. The papers in this volume reflect both the maturity and the vitalityofmodem day game theoryin general, andofdynamic games, inparticular. The maturitycan be seen from the sophistication ofthe theorems, proofs, methods, and numerical algorithms contained in these articles. The vitality is manifested by the range of new ideas, new applications, the numberofyoung researchers among the authors, and the expanding worldwide coverage of research centers and institutes where the contributions originated.

New Trends in Dynamic Games and Applications

Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games

Author: Jan G. Olsder

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461242746

Category: Mathematics

Page: 484

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The theory of dynamic games is very rich in nature and very much alive! If the reader does not already agree with this statement, I hope he/she will surely do so after having consulted the contents of the current volume. The activities which fall under the heading of 'dynamic games' cannot easily be put into one scientific discipline. On the theoretical side one deals with differential games, difference games (the underlying models are described by differential, respec tively difference equations) and games based on Markov chains, with determin istic and stochastic games, zero-sum and nonzero-sum games, two-player and many-player games - all under various forms of equilibria. On the practical side, one sees applications to economics (stimulated by the recent Nobel prize for economics which went to three prominent scientists in game theory), biology, management science, and engineering. The contents of this volume are primarily based on selected presentations made at the Sixth International Symposium on Dynamic Games and Applica tions, held in St Jovite, Quebec, Canada, 13-15 July 1994. Every paper that appears in this volume has passed through a stringent reviewing process, as is the case with publications for archival technical journals. This conference, as well as its predecessor which was held in Grimentz, 1992, took place under the auspices of the International Society of Dynamic Games (ISDG), established in 1990. One of the activities of the ISDG is the publication of these Annals. The contributions in this volume have been grouped around five themes.

Advances in Dynamic Games and Applications

Author: Eitan Altmann,Odile Pourtallier

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780817642020

Category: Mathematics

Page: 347

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Game theory is a rich and active area of research of which this new volume of the Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games is yet fresh evidence. Since the second half of the 20th century, the area of dynamic games has man aged to attract outstanding mathematicians, who found exciting open questions requiring tools from a wide variety of mathematical disciplines; economists, so cial and political scientists, who used game theory to model and study competition and cooperative behavior; and engineers, who used games in computer sciences, telecommunications, and other areas. The contents of this volume are primarily based on selected presentation made at the 8th International Symposium of Dynamic Games and Applications, held in Chateau Vaalsbroek, Maastricht, the Netherlands, July 5-8, 1998; this conference took place under the auspices of the International Society of Dynamic Games (ISDG), established in 1990. The conference has been cosponsored by the Control Systems Society of the IEEE, IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Con trol), INRIA (Institute National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique), and the University of Maastricht. One ofthe activities of the ISDG is the publica tion of the Annals. Every paper that appears in this volume has passed through a stringent reviewing process, as is the case with publications for archival journals.

Dynamic Games and Applications in Economics

Author: Tamer Başar

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642616364

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 290

View: 9331

This volume contains eleven articles which deal with different aspects of dynaoic and differential game theory and its applications in economic modeling and decision making. All but one of these were presented as invited papers in special sessions I organized at the 7th Annual Conference on Economic Dynamics and Control in London, England, during the period June 26-28, 1985. The first article, which comprises Chapter 1, provides a general introduction to the topic of dynamic and differential game theory, discusses various noncooperative equilibrium solution concepts, includ ing Nash, Stackelberg, and Consistent Conjectural Variations equilibria, and a number of issues such as feedback and time-consistency. The second chapter deals with the role of information in Nash equilibria and the role of leadership in Stackelberg problems. A special type of a Stackelberg problem is the one in which one dominant player (leader) acquires dynamic information involving the actions of the others (followers), and constructs policies (so-called incentives) which enforce a certain type of behavior on the followers; Chapter 3 deals with such a class of problems and presents some new theoretical results on the existence of affine incentive policies. The topic of Chapter 4 is the computation of equilibria in discounted stochastic dynamic games. Here, for problems with finite state and decision spaces, existing algorithms are reviewed, with a comparative study of their speeds of convergence, and a new algorithm for the computation of nonzero-sum game equilibria is presented.

Advances in Dynamic Game Theory

Numerical Methods, Algorithms, and Applications to Ecology and Economics

Author: Steffen Jorgensen,Marc Quincampoix,Thomas L. Vincent

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0817645535

Category: Mathematics

Page: 718

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This collection of selected contributions gives an account of recent developments in dynamic game theory and its applications, covering both theoretical advances and new applications of dynamic games in such areas as pursuit-evasion games, ecology, and economics. Written by experts in their respective disciplines, the chapters include stochastic and differential games; dynamic games and their applications in various areas, such as ecology and economics; pursuit-evasion games; and evolutionary game theory and applications. The work will serve as a state-of-the art account of recent advances in dynamic game theory and its applications for researchers, practitioners, and advanced students in applied mathematics, mathematical finance, and engineering.

Advances in Dynamic Games

Theory, Applications, and Numerical Methods for Differential and Stochastic Games

Author: Michèle Breton,Krzysztof Szajowski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780817680893

Category: Mathematics

Page: 565

View: 9145

This book focuses on various aspects of dynamic game theory, presenting state-of-the-art research and serving as a testament to the vitality and growth of the field of dynamic games and their applications. The selected contributions, written by experts in their respective disciplines, are outgrowths of presentations originally given at the 13th International Symposium of Dynamic Games and Applications held in Wrocław. The book covers a variety of topics, ranging from theoretical developments in game theory and algorithmic methods to applications, examples, and analysis in fields as varied as environmental management, finance and economics, engineering, guidance and control, and social interaction.

Advances in Dynamic Games and Their Applications

Analytical and Numerical Developments

Author: Pierre Bernhard,Vladimir Gaitsgory,Odile Pourtallier

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0817648348

Category: Mathematics

Page: 462

View: 1146

This book presents current advances in the theory of dynamic games and their applications in several disciplines. The selected contributions cover a variety of topics ranging from purely theoretical developments in game theory, to numerical analysis of various dynamic games, and then progressing to applications of dynamic games in economics, finance, and energy supply. A unified collection of state-of-the-art advances in theoretical and numerical analysis of dynamic games and their applications, the work is suitable for researchers, practitioners, and graduate students in applied mathematics, engineering, economics, as well as environmental and management sciences.

Dynamic Games: Theory and Applications

Author: Alain Haurie,Georges Zaccour

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387246029

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 3995

Dynamic games continue to attract strong interest from researchers interested in modelling competitive as well as conflict situations exhibiting an intertemporel aspect. Applications of dynamic games have proven to be a suitable methodology to study the behaviour of players (decision-makers) and to predict the outcome of such situations in many areas including engineering, economics, management science, military, biology and political science. Dynamic Games: Theory and Applications collects thirteen articles written by established researchers. It is an excellent reference for researchers and graduate students covering a wide range of emerging and revisited problems in both cooperative and non-cooperative games in different areas of applications, especially in economics and management science.

Dynamic Games in Economics

Author: Josef Haunschmied,Vladimir M. Veliov,Stefan Wrzaczek

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642542484

Category: Mathematics

Page: 315

View: 8217

Dynamic game theory serves the purpose of including strategic interaction in decision making and is therefore often applied to economic problems. This book presents the state-of-the-art and directions for future research in dynamic game theory related to economics. It was initiated by contributors to the 12th Viennese Workshop on Optimal Control, Dynamic Games and Nonlinear Dynamics and combines a selection of papers from the workshop with invited papers of high quality.

Advances in Dynamic Games

Applications to Economics, Management Science, Engineering, and Environmental Management

Author: Alain Haurie,Shigeo Muto,Leon A. Petrosjan,T. E. S. Raghavan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0817645012

Category: Mathematics

Page: 420

View: 2235

This book, an outgrowth of the 10th International Symposium on Dynamic Games, presents current developments of the theory of dynamic games and its applications. The text uses dynamic game models to approach and solve problems pertaining to pursuit-evasion, marketing, finance, climate and environmental economics, resource exploitation, as well as auditing and tax evasions. It includes chapters on cooperative games, which are increasingly drawing dynamic approaches to their classical solutions.

Game Theory for Applied Economists

Author: Robert Gibbons

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400835881

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 2686

This book introduces one of the most powerful tools of modern economics to a wide audience: those who will later construct or consume game-theoretic models. Robert Gibbons addresses scholars in applied fields within economics who want a serious and thorough discussion of game theory but who may have found other works overly abstract. Gibbons emphasizes the economic applications of the theory at least as much as the pure theory itself; formal arguments about abstract games play a minor role. The applications illustrate the process of model building--of translating an informal description of a multi-person decision situation into a formal game-theoretic problem to be analyzed. Also, the variety of applications shows that similar issues arise in different areas of economics, and that the same game-theoretic tools can be applied in each setting. In order to emphasize the broad potential scope of the theory, conventional applications from industrial organization have been largely replaced by applications from labor, macro, and other applied fields in economics. The book covers four classes of games, and four corresponding notions of equilibrium: static games of complete information and Nash equilibrium, dynamic games of complete information and subgame-perfect Nash equilibrium, static games of incomplete information and Bayesian Nash equilibrium, and dynamic games of incomplete information and perfect Bayesian equilibrium.

Advances in Dynamic Games and Applications

Author: Tamer Başar,Alain Haurie

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780817636913

Category: Mathematics

Page: 418

View: 1236

Recent years have witnessed a surge of activity in the field of dynamic both theory and applications. Theoretical as well as practical games, in problems in zero-sum and nonzero-sum games, continuous time differential and discrete time multistage games, and deterministic and stochastic games games are currently being investigated by researchers in diverse disciplines, such as engineering, mathematics, biology, economics, management science, and political science. This surge of interest has led to the formation of the International Society of Dynamic Games (ISDG) in 1990, whose primary goal is to foster the development of advanced research and applications in the field of game theory. One important activity of the Society is to organize biannually an international symposium which aims at bringing together all those who contribute to the development of this active field of applied science. In 1992 the symposium was organized in Grimentz, Switzerland, under the supervision of an international scientific committee and with the help of a local organizing committee based at University of Geneva. This book, which is the first volume in the new Series, Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games (see the Preface to the Series), is based on presentations made at this symposium. It is however more than a book of proceedings for a conference. Every paper published in this volume has passed through a very selective refereeing process, as in an archival technical journal.

Dynamic Noncooperative Game Theory

Second Edition

Author: Tamer Basar,Geert Jan Olsder

Publisher: SIAM

ISBN: 089871429X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 519

View: 7027

An overview of the analysis of dynamic/differential zero-sum and nonzero-sum games and the role of different information patterns.

Advances in Dynamic Games

Applications to Economics, Finance, Optimization, and Stochastic Control

Author: Andrzej S. Nowak,Krzysztof Szajowski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0817644296

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 679

View: 7770

This book focuses on various aspects of dynamic game theory, presenting state-of-the-art research and serving as a guide to the vitality and growth of the field. A valuable reference for researchers and practitioners in dynamic game theory, it covers a broad range of topics and applications, including repeated and stochastic games, differential dynamic games, optimal stopping games, and numerical methods and algorithms for solving dynamic games. The diverse topics included will also benefit researchers and graduate students in applied mathematics, economics, engineering, systems and control, and environmental science.

Handbook of Dynamic Game Theory

Author: Tamer Başar,Georges Zaccour

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 9783319443737

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1300

View: 4895

This will be a two-part handbook on Dynamic Game Theory and part of the Springer Reference program. Part I will be on the fundamentals and theory of dynamic games. It will serve as a quick reference and a source of detailed exposure to topics in dynamic games for a broad community of researchers, educators, practitioners, and students. Each topic will be covered in 2-3 chapters with one introducing basic theory and the other one or two covering recent advances and/or special topics. Part II will be on applications in fields such as economics, management science, engineering, biology, and the social sciences.

Control Theory and Dynamic Games in Economic Policy Analysis

Author: Maria Luisa Petit

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521385237

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 338

View: 4473

This book deals with the stabilisation and control of centralised policy-making and its economic implications.

Game Dynamics

Best Practices in Procedural and Dynamic Game Content Generation

Author: Oliver Korn,Newton Lee

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319530887

Category: Computers

Page: 177

View: 3309

This book offers a compendium of best practices in game dynamics. It covers a wide range of dynamic game elements ranging from player behavior over artificial intelligence to procedural content generation. Such dynamics make virtual worlds more lively and realistic and they also create the potential for moments of amazement and surprise. In many cases, game dynamics are driven by a combination of random seeds, player records and procedural algorithms. Games can even incorporate the player’s real-world behavior to create dynamic responses. The best practices illustrate how dynamic elements improve the user experience and increase the replay value. The book draws upon interdisciplinary approaches; researchers and practitioners from Game Studies, Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology and other disciplines will find this book to be an exceptional resource of both creative inspiration and hands-on process knowledge.

Dynamics, Games and Science II

DYNA 2008, in Honor of Maurício Peixoto and David Rand, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, September 8-12, 2008

Author: Mauricio Matos Peixoto,Alberto Adrego Pinto,David A. Rand

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642147883

Category: Mathematics

Page: 752

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Dynamics, Games and Science I and II are a selection of surveys and research articles written by leading researchers in mathematics. The majority of the contributions are on dynamical systems and game theory, focusing either on fundamental and theoretical developments or on applications to modeling in biology, ecomonics, engineering, finances and psychology. The papers are based on talks given at the International Conference DYNA 2008, held in honor of Mauricio Peixoto and David Rand at the University of Braga, Portugal, on September 8-12, 2008. The aim of these volumes is to present cutting-edge research in these areas to encourage graduate students and researchers in mathematics and other fields to develop them further.

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