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## Fighting It Out

*Ken Binmore*

### in Playing for Real: Game Theory

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- May 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780195300574
- eISBN:
- 9780199783748
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300574.003.0007
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter describes the theory of two-person, zero-sum games invented by John Von Neumann in 1928. It begins with an application to the computation of economic shadow prices. It shows that a ... More

## Pelé Meets John Von Neumann in the Penalty Area

*Ignacio Palacios-Huerta*

### in Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691144023
- eISBN:
- 9781400850310
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691144023.003.0002
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The movie A Beautiful Mind (2001) portrays the life and work of John F. Nash Jr., who received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1994. A class of his theories deals with how people should behave in ... More

## Minimax Theorem

*João P. Hespanha*

### in Noncooperative Game Theory: An Introduction for Engineers and Computer Scientists

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691175218
- eISBN:
- 9781400885442
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691175218.003.0005
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter deals with the Minimax Theorem and its proof, which is based on elementary results from convex analysis. The theorem states that for every matrix A, the average security levels of both ... More

## Game Theory and Literature: An Overview

*Steven J. Brams*

### in Game Theory and the Humanities: Bridging Two Worlds

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- August 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780262015226
- eISBN:
- 9780262295932
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- The MIT Press
- DOI:
- 10.7551/mitpress/9780262015226.003.0001
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter surveys applications of game theory in literature, and is organized as follows. Section 1.2 sets out the three questions posed to several game theorists who at some time applied game ... More

## Justification

*Jon Williamson*

### in Lectures on Inductive Logic

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- March 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780199666478
- eISBN:
- 9780191749292
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666478.003.0009
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Chapter 9 presents a formal justification of the objective Bayesian approach. The norms of objective Bayesianism are justified on the grounds that they must hold if one is to avoid certain avoidable ... More

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