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It is easy on google search to find payoff matrices for 2 person games with 3 choices. However, I have been unable to find how to make a 3 person payoff matrix with each person having 3 choices. Can anyone point the way towards this? [View full text and thread]
Please help me with this exercise! [View full text and thread]
Hello, I'm a mathematician interested in game theory. I can't solve the following exercise found in Mc Kinsey's book "Introduction to the theory of games":
Show that the set of all best strategies for a given player is [View full text and thread]
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Respond to the question: What are classical games And how can we? 02/24/2011 01:48 PM by csm; What are classical games? And how can we identify 0sum games with it?  This is about mxn Zero Sum Games.
I read:
"Consider Player II's set of optimal strategies. It is a polytope P:conv{q_1,q_2,...q_k}
We can therefore identify the game in which Player II's
strategies are [View full text and thread]
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Given the following game,
there is a hider and a seeker, each game consists of the hider randomly selecting one of two places to hide that is A with probability p and B with 1  p, and the seeker randomly choses to search in A with [View full text and thread]
How to solve a constant sum game where nash equilibrium doesn't exist? [View full text and thread]
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Can any body tell me the solution of magic square game.Intutively i think the solution will be like this :
Each player will give probability equal to 1/sum to each strategy.where sum is the sum of all entries in each row.
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hello can any one please explain me in a 2x2 zero sum game if there is a dominent strategie for a player is there a rule that there should be a saddle point for the game if so can you please explain it.
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Response in attached pdf file [View full text and thread]
difference between zero sum game and constant sum game [View full text and thread]
You should read the chapter on Sumo wrestling in the book called "Freakonomics." In one chapter Sumo wrestlers compete in a zero sum game for rank titles. They compete in 15 matches, if they have a winning record (8 wins or greater) [View full text and thread]
Please find and prove value of payoff matrix A (n*n) with a(i,j)=ij and optimal strategy for both player.(without linear programing) [View full text and thread]
Hi Everybody!
I have an interesting question to answer: Given an m*n matrix(A) filled with random numbers drawn from any continuous probability distribution, what is the chance that the twoplayer zerosum A matrix game has a PURE Nash [View full text and thread]
I have a zero sum game that has me confused. The author states that the column player wants the lowest possible score and the row player wants the highest possible score. Want they always tie and there can be no winner? [View full text and thread]
Im just lookig for details on a sum zero role playing game that i have to participat in. your character stats with resources and has to obtain goals. any info on shedding light on the situation would be most welcome [View full text and thread]
Is there a good survey of the study of zero sum games where both sets of strategies are, say, the real numbers? [View full text and thread]
Respond to the question: find the probabilities and the game valu? 11/27/2003 09:58 AM by leontios; find the probabilities and the game value of a payoff matrix with dual simplex  I there any program written in matlab to give as input the payoff matrix of a game and to give you as an output the corresponding probabilites of X and Y players and the game value? [View full text and thread]
I am a high school teacher who is introducung Zero Sum Games in my math classes. I have found web sites that solve Zero Sum Games, but I am looking for a site where students can input strategies for players 1 and 2 as probabilities and [View full text and thread]
Short Answer: A zerosum game is a game in which the payoffs always sum to zero. (from p.237, Fun and Games by Ken Binmore)
Cf. A constantsum game is a game in which the players' payoffs always sum to a fixed constant C. Any [View full text and thread]
My understanding is that real estate bargaining is zerosum (offer and counteroffer until some agreement is made, one person's loss is the others gain).
I have also read that there is an optimal strategy, given your competitor's [View full text and thread]
I think that by defenition, in zero sum games, the final result must be zero, what one wins the other loses. Not at the begining or the middle of the game. [View full text and thread]
Check out the McAfee and Hendricks paper "Feints" at Mc Afee's webpage (UTAustinEcon) [View full text and thread]
To find the optimal strategy for row player, am I right in saying that use transpose of the row payoff matrix with the payoffs negated? Thanks!
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Why are "ZeroSum" games called zerosum? I'm told that single player games are zerosum...so? What makes solitare
a ZeroSum game? [View full text and thread]
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hi,
I am econ major student in University of Akron, I am writing a paper in a game theory, I was just wondering is there any papers written in game theory in relation of war events? if yes, can you please send the article [View full text and thread]
i want to know when and how to use rule of dominance?where can i get a good freeware to solve game theory problems? [View full text and thread]
I have heard that the Fibonacci series can be used in financial prediction  is that what the above program is using? [View full text and thread]
Why is a zerosum game important in public budgeting? Thank you for answering my question. [View full text and thread]
I input the 4 by 5 matrix A given below and got a value of 1/2 for the game.
This is wrong, the value of the game is 3/4. By the way, the program gives a value of 0.75 if the 1/2's in A are entered as 0.5's.
A = row1: 1/2,1/2,1,1,1
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I have written a "Matching Pennies" game in JavaScript ( http://mysite.freeserve.com/grahamlaight/jscript/GuessWhichHand.htm ) which plays by learning from the opponents history. It beats all other matching pennies games I habe found on [View full text and thread]
How to find solution of maching pennies game with spying? [View full text and thread]
In Nash's paper he discusses anticipation as an aspect of zero sum games. Is there a calculus application for marginal analysis of anticipation similar to indifference curves? [View full text and thread]
In the demo app
(http://levine.sscnet.ucla.edu/Games/zerosum.htm)
Why not show the row player's optimal strategy too? [View full text and thread]
Thanks to Wayne Comeaux for pointing out that the zerosum game solver wasn't computing the value correctly (it seemed always to give zero). I believe this to be fixed... [View full text and thread]
You can solve game using game solver at
http://levine.sscnet.ucla.edu/Games/zerosum.htm [View full text and thread]
I can't get it to work out the value of any games. [View full text and thread]
if i want to find optimal strategies of the players(all maxmin and minmax strategies for player 1 and player 2 ) and value of game how do i start?
for example
a b c abc stand for player 2 and ABCD stand for player 1
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In his 1961 Presidential address, M.G. Kendall says "consider, for example, a number of persons with equal stakes playing a fair zerosum game. Over a period of play, the distribution of their holdings will tend to an unequal pattern of [View full text and thread]
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The coke example Brandon gave is a good one. The essence of zerosum games is just like he said: what one player gains is exactly offset by what the other player loses, so the sum of payoffs equals zero. That's why they're called [View full text and thread]
You can find the proof at " A Psychological Game" by N.S.Mendelsohn (American Mathematical Monthly 53, February 1946, pp.8688). you can get it from Jstor [View full text and thread]
I didn't say you can't use linear algebra to find a pure strategy NE. I said that it is easier to check for them first (at least for me it is easier to do it when the game is simple), and also it gives me reference of how many NE in [View full text and thread]
Check the experimental laboratory at Caltech. The links are
http://eeps.caltech.edu/
I was told that McKelvey's gambit program (at http://www.hss.caltech.edu/gambit/Gambit.html) solves NAsh equilibria for nonzero sum [View full text and thread]
What is "the game foretellin"? It seems to me that you are talking abot some computer game. Where is the game?
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What is "monopsony"? I can not find it in my dictionary. However, it seems to me that you are thinking a market where both buyer and seller are monopoly. If it so, I think you can model it as a zerosum game.
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Hi Stella,
We are sorry that we can not provide answer to exercise peoblems.
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I'm interested in modelling a market where there's monopololy vs monopsony.
Where can I see how this problem has been addressed. I think I should use game theory, but is it a zerosum game?
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Dear Professor,
Have two problems related to game theory, guess to use the zerosum games and mixed strategy game, with the rule of dominance as well. However, had some problems to solve it. Would like to ask for your kind help for [View full text and thread]
There were two related problems with the game solver. One is that the optimal column player
strategy was mislabeled as optimal row player strategy. The other is that there were several
bugs in the calculation of the value. I believe [View full text and thread]
The zero sum game solver now calculates the value of the game as well as the optimal player
2 strategy.
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