- Paperback
- 184
- Game Theory A Very Short Introduction
- Ken Binmore
- English
- 22 October 2020
- 9780199218462

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Game Theory A Very Short Introduction Free read Ã 7 L introductions to a wide range of subjects from Islam to Sociology Politics to Classics and Literary Theory to History Not simply a textbook of definitions each volume provides trenchant and provocative yet always balanced and complete discussions of the central issues in a given topic Every Very Short Introduction gives a readable evolution of the subject in uestion demonstrating how it has developed and influenced society Whatever the area of study whatever the topic that fascinates the reader the series has a handy and affordable guide that will likely prove indispensabl. This book certainly does or less what it says on the can you will learn the basics of Game Theory from it On the other hand there is much criticism that could be made of it The tone is patronising defensive often adversarial The mathematics this is not the author s fault is rather thin on the ground which sometimes makes it difficult to follow Not much recommended

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Game Theory A Very Short Introduction Free read Ã 7 Games are everywhere Drivers maneuvering in heavy traffic are playing a driving game Bargain hunters bidding on eBay are playing an auctioning game The supermarket's price for corn flakes is decided by playing an economic game This Very Short Introduction offers a succinct tour of the fascinating world of game theory a ground breaking field that analyzes how to play games in a rational way Ken Bin a renowned game theorist explains the theory in a way that is both entertaining and non mathematical yet also deeply insightful revealing how game theory can shed light on everythi. I will admit my head hurts after this book and no its not a bad thing I will start though by saying that to me mathematics is about numbers and not concepts my line of work and experience makes me see numbers not symbols or concepts so I will admit that I have had to work at this book But why read something that is hard work well for me the concept is fascinating game theory has been uoted mis interpreted and yes even abused so many times it was about time to see what it was all about and the Very short introduction book is a great way of achieving that without reducing me to a gibbering wreckThe book tires to explain the various concepts that go to make up Game Theory without overloading the reader with loads of mathematics wherever possible illustrations are used giving real life examples to an idea or concept The book also gives a little bit of history of where the various theories came from both good and bad and shows a little illumination of where the theories have been used This has not been an easy book to read but for me who is notorious for asking too many uestions at the best of times it helps answer the uestion about why Game Theory is seen as being so important and how what can often be seen as a high concept actually does have relevance and even power in our society today This book is not for everyone and I will admit I will have to return to it to understand it in the future but for maths I did find this accessible and interesting I just need to stop now as my brain is full

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Game Theory A Very Short Introduction Free read Ã 7 Ng from social gatherings to ethical decision making to successful card playing strategies to calculating the sex ratio among bees With mini biographies of many fascinating and occasionally eccentric founders of the subject including John Nash subject of the movie A Beautiful Mind this book offers a concise overview of a cutting edge field that has seen spectacular successes in evolutionary biology and economics and is beginning to revolutionize other disciplines from psychology to political scienceAbout the Series Oxford's Very Short Introductions offers concise and origina. After enjoying a couple of Very Short Introduction VSI books I was hoping to enjoy this However it was disappointing I gave up half way because it kept dropping terms without introduction eg sub gameWhile I agree it is hard to be thorough in short introductory books I think using terms without introducing them by examples or definition not for short introductory books is worst kind of mistake in books Now to be fair I might have enjoyed other VSI books as I was familiar with terms used in them as opposed to this book however I doubt this was the case as the book does not state any prereuisite knowledge to grok its content

PDF/EBOOK (Game Theory A Very Short Introduction) Download Ó eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ½ Ken Binmore Review Game Theory A Very Short Introduction game theory isn't able to solve all the word's problems because it only works when people play games rationally Ken Bil Game Theory A Very Short IntroductionKen Bin's Very Short Introduction VSI #173 to Game Theory is my second selection of Oxford's huge gigantic VSI series uickly approaching 500 books It was probably closer to 35 stars but mainly because of the structural problems with surveying Game Theory in

PDF/EBOOK (Game Theory A Very Short Introduction) I will admit my head hurts after this book and no its not a bad thing I will start though by saying that to me mathematics is about numbers and not concepts my line of work and experience makes me see numbers not symbols or concepts so I will admit that I have had to work at this book But why read something that is hard work well for me the concept is fascinating game theory has been uoted mis interpreted and yes even abused so

PDF/EBOOK (Game Theory A Very Short Introduction) a mediocre introduction to a very interesting subject the book doesn't really flow just gives example games without connecting the subjects well the big problem i had with the book is that the author is way too defensive about negative perceptions of game theory and thus wastes a lot of space trying to remedy the

PDF/EBOOK (Game Theory A Very Short Introduction) Obscure and underwritten for beginners uninteresting for non beginners Some of the first figure illustrations were wrong abolishing any reader trust and confusing the heck out of me for a while Stopped after four chapters I

PDF/EBOOK (Game Theory A Very Short Introduction) I was disappointed by this introduction The author writes with considerable style and covers some aspects well but I think that the core principles of game theory are not explained at all well and the examples and diagrams are explained particularly poorly Not surprisingly the book is best when covering the author's speciality auctions I also feel that the author devotes too much time to arguing against the straw man of

Ken Binmore ½ 7 Review Download Ó eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ½ Ken Binmore PDF/EBOOK (Game Theory A Very Short Introduction) After enjoying a couple of Very Short Introduction VSI books I was hoping to enjoy this However it was disappointing I gave up half way because it kept dropping terms without introduction eg sub gameWhile I agree it is hard to be thorough in

Review Game Theory A Very Short Introduction PDF/EBOOK (Game Theory A Very Short Introduction) Download Ó eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ½ Ken Binmore This book certainly does or less what it says on the can you will learn the basics of Game Theory from it On the other hand there is much criticism that could be made of it The tone is patronising defensive often adversarial The mathematics this is not the author's fault is rather thin on the ground which someti

PDF/EBOOK (Game Theory A Very Short Introduction) Ken Bin is the right person for introducing Game Theory He knows what he is talking about Although at times I felt like a

PDF/EBOOK (Game Theory A Very Short Introduction) Download Ó eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ½ Ken Binmore Review Game Theory A Very Short Introduction Pretentious garbage this is what happens when a mathematician tries to write a bookOnly read if you are autistic and think that your entire life experience comes down to a game of heads or tails

Ken Binmore ½ 7 Review Download Ó eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ½ Ken Binmore Review Game Theory A Very Short Introduction Blerg I can't stand this book I hate it I hate it I hate it I love it I hate itEven though I struggled to turn each page I'm glad I got an introduction to game theory So it lives up to its name But geez it seemed SO MUCH tougher than it had to be I had a uestion about every three sentences It read like a textbook but occationally Bin would drop some strange word or phrase and he seemed to be breaking the toneinserting a