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COLOURING—VARIATIONS ON A THEME

Pavol Hell and Jaroslav Nešetřil

in Graphs and Homomorphisms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528173
eISBN:
9780191713644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528173.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter sets out certain particular classes of homomorphism problems that have been investigated as variants of graph colourings. The homomorphism perspective unifies these concepts and offers ... More


 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


Noncooperative Game Theory: An Introduction for Engineers and Computer Scientists

João P. Hespanha

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175218
eISBN:
9781400885442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175218.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book is aimed at students interested in using game theory as a design methodology for solving problems in engineering and computer science. The book shows that such design challenges can be ... More


On Curiosity

Lieve Van Hoof

in Plutarch's Practical Ethics: The Social Dynamics of Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583263
eISBN:
9780191723131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583263.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter deals with Plutarch's ‘psychotherapeutic’ text On Curiosity, in which he strongly condemns the desire to discover other people's evils, which, he suggests, is omnipresent in the cities ... More


Vernon Smith Meets Messi in the Laboratory

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/9780691144023.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter focuses on zero-sum experimental games where players are predicted to choose probability mixtures. Whereas perfectively competitive games do not represent the entire universe of ... More


A Simple Equilibrium in Performance

Geoffrey Brennan and Philip Pettit

in The Economy of Esteem: An Essay on Civil and Political Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199246489
eISBN:
9780191601460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246483.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

How A scores in the esteem stakes depends on the assessment of A’s performance relative to standards. The higher the standards the greater the incentive to perform well, other things equal. But ... More


The Interactive Learning Problem

H. Peyton Young

in Strategic Learning and its Limits

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269181
eISBN:
9780191699375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269181.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the difficulties posed by interactive learning. It then identifies two competing schools of thought in game theory. One school points optimistically to ... More


Blood Ties: Religion, Violence and the Politics of Nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878-1908

Ipek Yosmaoglu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452260
eISBN:
9780801469800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452260.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The region that is today the Republic of Macedonia was long the heart of the Ottoman Empire in Europe. It was home to a mix of peoples and faiths who had for hundreds of years lived together in ... More


Conclusion

in Identity Games: Globalization and the Transformation of Media Cultures in the New Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262090452
eISBN:
9780262255127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262090452.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book presents an argument against adopting the globalization vision of neoimperial power interests. The importance of studying globalization from the perspective of a set of political and ... 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


State-Feedback Zero-Sum Dynamic 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/9780691175218.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the computation of the saddle-point equilibrium of a zero-sum discrete time dynamic game in a state-feedback policy. It begins by considering solution methods for two-player ... More


State-Feedback Zero-Sum Differential 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/9780691175218.003.0018
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the computation of the saddle-point equilibrium of a zero-sum continuous time dynamic game in a state-feedback policy. It begins by considering the solution for two-player ... More


‘Holism’ and urban regeneration

Ambrose Peter

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter stresses the need to view the regeneration of estates in the context of how all public services operate. It cites the study of housing renewal in inner London, England, and on a ... More


Bosnia's Paralyzed Peace

Christopher Bennett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190608293
eISBN:
9780190638450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608293.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Two decades after the Dayton Peace Agreement came into force, Bosnia is not at war. However, the absence of war is not peace. Bosnia has failed to move on from conflict. Political processes are ... More


The Promises and Pitfalls of Cooperative Conflict Management

Erin K. Jenne

in Nested Security: Lessons in Conflict Management from the League of Nations and the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453908
eISBN:
9781501701276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453908.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the potential of cooperative techniques in defusing low-intensity conflicts. Addressing emerging disputes before they escalate is best accomplished through skillful backdoor ... More


Conclusion

Tanya Harmer

in Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834954
eISBN:
9781469602721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869246_harmer.13
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book concludes with a discussion of how the author was asked whether her researching the details of Cuba's role in Chile meant that she thought the United States was justified in destabilizing ... More


A Game Logic for Natural Language

Robin Clark

in Meaningful Games: Exploring Language with Game Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016179
eISBN:
9780262298742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016179.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter considers a particular application of game theory: games as a model of formal logic. It gives a logic whose “formulas” are English sentences and shows how to evaluate them using games. ... More


Geertz's Challenge: Is It Possible to Be a Robust Cultural Pluralist and a Dedicated Political Liberal at the Same Time?

Richard A. Shweder

in Law without Nations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771696
eISBN:
9780804777223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771696.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores the consequences of globalization on the nation-state and demonstrates the insufficiencies of the zero-sum model. It uses history as a tool for hazarding “three auguries of ... 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


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


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