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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. I also feel that the author devotes too much time to arguing against the straw man of ethical objections to game theory analyses – these could be dealt wit I was disappointed by this introduction.
I had a question about every three sentences. Ken Binmore, 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 everything from social gatherings, to ethical decision-making, to successful card-playing strategies, to calculating the sex ratio among bees.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. However, I feel like using game theory could be coupled with morality, compassion and empathy to create systems that result in the best outcome for all parties involved. As for the book, the author has a fun style that makes a subject that some may find banal into a more enjoyable read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Unfortunately, this book wasn’t a good follow up at all.
But why read something that is hard work ed well for me the concept is fascinating – game theory has been quoted, 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 wreck.
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 binmoee admit that I have had binmlre work at this book.
I will admit my head hurts after this book and no its not a bad thing. You have to be able to present your information in a package designed to jegos broad in scope, but small in application.
Bargain hunters bidding on eBay are playing an auctioning game. The supermarket’s price for corn flakes is decided by playing an economic game.
The best way to read the book is, in my opinion Look up some of the terms and see some other examples “Play” the games and try to find the equilbruem when germane This ruins the short and sweet aspect of it, but I imagine it would help! Feb 10, Paul Brunger rated it really liked it. May 26, Mohammad Javad added it. I see the value here.
I also feel that the author devotes too much time to arguing against the straw man of ethical objections to game theory analyses – these could be dealt teodia as he does just once and not bothered with over and over again in different parts of the book.
I stopped being super critical of all the little things after the first 20 Pages or so.
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Game Theory: A Very Short Introduction
No trivia or quizzes yet. If you’re looking for a great and accessible introduction to game theory, keep looking. That got me interested in knowing more about this. Ken Binmore is the right person for introducing Game Theory.
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The mathematics this is not the author’s fault is rather thin on the ground, which sometimes makes it difficult to follow. On the other hand there is much criticism that could be made of it. While 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. So it lives up to its name.
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Even though I struggled to turn each page, I’m glad I got an introduction to game theory I found myself glazing over so many pages, the explanations were not good, and I just didn’t enjoy it. Oct 15, Dan Cohen rated it it was ok Shelves: My juuegos is to use Game Theory in the future to observe paradoxes of choice arise.
He knows what he is talking about. It is a very short introduction to game theory, but it hits the important notes and gives just enough information to whet the whistle and prepare the reader for more complex, detailed books discussing game theory The book also often generalizes “toys games” into real life and philosophical questions.
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