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Game Theory: A Classical Introduction, Mathematical Games, and the Tournament

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Game Theory: A Classical Introduction, Mathematical Games, and the Tournament...

Andrew McEachern

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory; Algorithms & data structures; Games development & programming

Paperback

Presents collected notes from an introductory game theory course taught at Queen's University. The course introduced traditional... [more]

$68.20

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Introducing Game Theory: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Game Theory: A Graphic Guide

Ivan Pastine, Tuvana Pastine

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory

Paperback

A highly accessible, illustrated introduction to Game Theory, a concept that helps us understand everything from our social... [more]

$12.99

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The Extended Selfish Gene

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The Extended Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory; Popular science; Evolution; Animal behaviour

Hardback

As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely... [more]

$40.95

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Game Theory: Interactive Strategies in Economics and Management

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Game Theory: Interactive Strategies in Economics and Management

Aviad Heifetz (Open University of Israel)

Business & Economics; Econometrics; Business mathematics & systems; Game theory

Paperback

A guide to the fundamentals of game theory that lets examples lead the way to the concepts needed to solve them. It provides... [more]

$86.95

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Game Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Game Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Ken Binmore (Emeritus Professor of Economics, University College London)

Philosophy; Economic theory & philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory; Popular science

Paperback

Games are played everywhere: from economics and online auctions to social interactions, and game theory is about how to play... [more]

$15.95

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A Beautiful Mind

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A Beautiful Mind

Sylvia Nasar

Biography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory

Paperback

A Beautiful Mind is Sylvia Nasar's award-winning biography about the mystery of the human mind, the triumph over incredible... [more]

$26.95

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Algorithms for Optimization

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Algorithms for Optimization

Mykel J. Kochenderfer (Stanford University), Tim A. Wheeler (Stanford University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Optimisation; Maths for engineers; Algorithms & data structures; Machine learning

Hardback

A comprehensive introduction to optimization with a focus on practical algorithms for the design of engineering systems. [more]

$158.00

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Markets, Games, and Strategic Behavior: An Introduction to Experimental Economics (Second Edition)

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Markets, Games, and Strategic Behavior: An Introduction to Experimental...

Charles A. Holt

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Game theory

Hardback

From a pioneer in experimental economics, an expanded and updated edition of a textbook that brings economic experiments into... [more]

$162.00

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The Best of All Possible Worlds: Mathematics and Destiny

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The Best of All Possible Worlds: Mathematics and Destiny

Ivar Ekeland

Mathematics & Sciences; Optimisation

Paperback

Tracing the impact of optimization and the ways in which it has influenced the study of mathematics, biology, economics, and... [more]

$23.99

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When Least Is Best: How Mathematicians Discovered Many Clever Ways to Make Things as Small (or as Large) as Possible

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When Least Is Best: How Mathematicians Discovered Many Clever Ways to Make...

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Optimisation; History of mathematics; Popular science

Paperback

Shows how life often works at the extremes - with values becoming as small (or as large) as possible - and how mathematicians... [more]

$43.99

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Lessons in Play: An Introduction to Combinatorial Game Theory, Second Edition

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Lessons in Play: An Introduction to Combinatorial Game Theory, Second Edition...

Michael H. Albert (University of Otago, Dundedin, New Zealand), Richard J. Nowakowski (Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada), David Wolfe

Game theory

Hardback

Deals with combinatorial game theory. This book provides an introduction to the subject and covers the core concepts needed... [more]

$131.00

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Game Theory: A Modeling Approach

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Game Theory: A Modeling Approach

David Housman, David Housman

Probability & statistics; Game theory; Combinatorics & graph theory

Hardback

This is an introductory game theory book that quickly moves readers through the fundamental ideas of game theory to enable... [more]

$105.00

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Linear Algebra

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Linear Algebra

L Shen, Haohao Wang, J Wojdylo

Reference works; Mathematics; Algebra; Linear programming

Hardback

The aim of this book is two-fold: to introduce the fundamental concepts of linear algebra and to apply the theorems in computation-oriented... [more]

$135.00

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The Video Games Textbook: History * Business * Technology

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The Video Games Textbook: History * Business * Technology

Brian J. Wardyga

Media studies; Game theory

Paperback

The Video Games Textbook takes the history of video games to another level, with visually-stimulating, comprehensive, and... [more]

$114.00

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Nonlinear Control and Filtering for Stochastic Networked Systems

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Nonlinear Control and Filtering for Stochastic Networked Systems

Lifeng Ma (Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China), Zidong Wang (Brunel University London, UK), Yuming Bo (Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China)

Number theory; Linear programming; Power generation & distribution; Communications engineering & telecommunications

Hardback

The book covers control and filtering problems for several classes of stochastic networked systems including stability, robustness,... [more]

$202.00

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The World of Scary Video Games: A Study in Videoludic Horror

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The World of Scary Video Games: A Study in Videoludic Horror

Bernard Perron (University of Montreal, Canada)

Media studies; Violence in society; Game theory

Paperback

As for film and literature, the horror genre has been very popular in the video game. The World of Scary Video Games provides... [more]

$65.99

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Optimization Techniques and Applications with Examples

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Optimization Techniques and Applications with Examples

Xin-She Yang

Optimisation; Data mining

Hardback

A guide to modern optimization applications and techniques in newly emerging areas spanning optimization, data science, machine... [more]

$204.95

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Generalized Linear Models and Extensions: Fourth Edition

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Generalized Linear Models and Extensions: Fourth Edition

James W. Hardin (University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA), Joseph M. Hilbe (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, and Arizona State University, Tempe, USA)

Probability & statistics; Linear programming

Paperback

Generalized linear models (GLMs) extend linear regression to models with a non-Gaussian, or even discrete, response. GLM theory... [more]

$139.00

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Sparse Optimization Theory and Methods

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Sparse Optimization Theory and Methods

Yun-Bin Zhao (University of Birmingham, School of Mathematics)

Optimisation

Hardback

Seeking sparse solutions of underdetermined linear systems is required in many areas of engineering and science such as signal... [more]

$273.00

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Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, Volume 2

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Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, Volume 2

Elwyn R. Berlekamp

Game theory

Hardback

In the quarter of a century since three mathematicians and game theorists collaborated to create Winning Ways for Your Mathematical... [more]

$305.00

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Analysis and Control of Finite-Value Systems

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Analysis and Control of Finite-Value Systems

Haitao Li (Shandong Normal University), Guodong Zhao (Shandong Normal University), Peilian Guo (Shandong Normal University), Zhenbin Liu (Qingdao Agricultural University, Science and Information College, China)

Set theory; Discrete mathematics; Game theory

Hardback

A comprehensive work in finite-value systems that covers the latest achievements using the semi-tensor product method, on... [more]

$294.00

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Connection Games: Variations on a Theme

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Connection Games: Variations on a Theme

Cameron Browne

Game theory

Hardback

Connections are a part of many games - for instance tic-tac-toe and Go - but are these connection games? This book, a comprehensive... [more]

$305.00

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Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays: Volume 1

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Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays: Volume 1

Elwyn R. Berlekamp

Game theory

Hardback

This is a text on games and how to play them intelligently. In Volume 1, the authors do the spade work, presenting theories... [more]

$315.00

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Econometric Society Monographs: On the Shoulders of Giants: Colleagues Remember Suzanne Scotchmer's Contributions to Economics

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Econometric Society Monographs: On the Shoulders of Giants: Colleagues Remember...

Stephen M. Maurer (University of California, Berkeley)

Econometrics; Intellectual property law; Game theory

Paperback

This book presents the late Professor Scotchmer's contributions to the field of economics. Several leading economists and... [more]

$58.95

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Game Theory and Society

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Game Theory and Society

Weiying Zhang (Professor of economics, Peking University, China)

Economic theory & philosophy; Game theory

Hardback

The progress of society can only happen through interpersonal cooperation, because only cooperation can bring about mutual... [more]

$378.00

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