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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

## Balancing Against Threats: The Rise and Fall of the Sino‐Soviet Alliance

*Rosemary Foot*

### in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

- Published in print:
- 1997
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198292920
- eISBN:
- 9780191599286
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198292929.003.0005
- Subject:
- Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first of four chapters focusing on America’s perceptions of China’s capabilities, and dwelling on the correspondence between those perceptions and the projected consequences. It presents ... More

## Mixed Policies

*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/9780691175218.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter explores the concept of mixed policies and how the notions for pure policies can be adapted to this more general type of policies. A pure policy consists of choices of particular actions ... More

##
*N*-Player Games

*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/9780691175218.003.0011
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter extends several of the concepts for two-player games to games with N-players. It begins by considering general games with N players P₁, P₂, . . ., P(subscript N), which are allowed to ... More

## Zero-Sum Matrix Games

*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/9780691175218.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter discusses a number of key concepts for zero-sum matrix games. A zero-sum matrix game is played by two players, each with a finite set of actions. Player 1 wants to minimize the outcome ... More

## Understanding the Prospectus and Prospectus Supplement for Mortgage-Backed Securities

*David M. Lukach, Thomas Knox, Eliza Kwong, and Anoop Lall*

### in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- October 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198785774
- eISBN:
- 9780191827594
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0002
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses agency and private-level mortgage-backed securities (MBS) issuance to highlight the differences in investor disclosures. In addition, given the substantial changes in ... More

## Games in Extensive Form

*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/9780691175218.003.0007
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter discusses a number of key concepts for extensive form game representation. It first considers a matrix that defines a zero-sum matrix game for which the minimizer has two actions and the ... 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

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