Introducing Game Theory: A Graphic Guide

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Icon Books #ad - But it’s not just about predicting your opponent’s next play in a game of chess; conflict and cooperation lie at the heart of game theory, which is useful for understanding behaviour in everything from our social lives to business, global politics to evolutionary theory. In introducing game theory, economists ivan and tuvana pastine explore this fascinating area, evolutionary biology, which looks beneath the surface of human behavior — calling upon psychology, we sometimes cooperate, political science and sociology to explain why, sometimes clash, when faced with a decision, and sometimes act in a way that seems completely random.

Introducing Game Theory: A Graphic Guide #ad - Stylishly brought to life by regular guardian illustrator Tom Humberstone, the book takes readers on a tour of the key ideas and thinkers, and puts you into a series of games that provide a new perspective on the world we live in. Why did countries engage in a nuclear arms race? how do we make decisions when we don’t have all the information? What makes international environmental cooperation possible? Game theory is the study of how we make a decision when the outcome of our moves depends on the decisions of someone else.

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Game Theory 101: The Complete Textbook

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From the first lesson to the last, this textbook introduces games of increasing complexity and then teaches the game theoretical tools necessary to solve them.

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Introducing Logic: A Graphic Guide

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Icon Books #ad - Introducing Logic: A Graphic Guide #ad - This book follows the historical development of logic, explains the symbols and methods involved and explores the philosophical issues surrounding the topic in an easy-to-follow and friendly manner. Yet despite logic's widely acknowledged importance, it remains an unbroken seal for many, due to its heavy use of jargon and mathematical symbolism.

Logic is the backbone of Western civilization, holding together its systems of philosophy, science and law. Totem Books.

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Introducing Quantum Theory: A Graphic Guide to Science's Most Puzzling Discovery

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The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist's Guide to Success in Business and Life

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Mastering game theory will make you more successful in business and life, and this lively book is the key to that mastery. Norton & Company. Totem Books. W. I am hard pressed to think of another book that can match the combination of practical insights and reading enjoyment. Steven levitt Game theory means rigorous strategic thinking.

Using a diverse array of rich case studies―from pop culture, politics, TV, sports, movies, and history―the authors show how nearly every business and personal interaction has a game-theory component to it. It’s the art of anticipating your opponent’s next moves, knowing full well that your rival is trying to do the same thing to you.

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Game Theory: The Fascinating Math Behind Decision-Making

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Gain some insight into the game of life. W. In the complete idiot's Guide to Game Theory, Dr. W. Game theory means rigorous strategic thinking. This book includes down-to-earth examples and solutions, as well as charts and illustrations designed to help teach the concept. Norton & Company. Alpha Books. It is based on the idea that everyone acts competitively and in his own best interest.

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Introducing Chaos: A Graphic Guide

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Icon Books #ad - Introducing Chaos: A Graphic Guide #ad - Totem Books. Alpha Books. Totem Books. W. Introducing chaos" explains how chaos makes its presence felt in many varieties of event, from the fluctuation of animal populations to the ups and downs of the stock market. It also examines the roots of chaos in modern mathematics and physics, and explores the relationship between chaos and complexity, the new unifying theory which suggests that all complex systems evolve from a few simple rules.

This is an accessible introduction to an astonishing and controversial theory that could dramatically change our view of the natural world and our place in a turbulent universe. W. Norton & Company.

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The Joy of Game Theory: An Introduction to Strategic Thinking

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Alpha Books. While it may only take seconds to get a sense of game theory, it takes a lifetime to appreciate and master it. Norton & Company. W. This book will get you started. Articles from game theory tuesdays have been referenced in The Freakonomics Blog, Yahoo Finance, and CNN. Com. Game theory is the study of interactive decision making--that is, in situations where each person's action affects the outcome for the whole group.

Totem Books. You'll learn how to negotiate better by making your threats credible, sometimes limiting options or burning bridges, and thinking about new ways to create better outcomes. As these goals indicate, game theory is about more than board games and gambling. W. This book is a selection of the best articles from Game Theory Tuesdays, a column from the blog Mind Your Decisions.

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2 to show you how to make better decisions and change the game, a powerful concept that can transform no-win situations into mutually beneficial outcomes.

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Introducing Statistics: A Graphic Guide

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Totem Books. W. For the media, 'horrifying', or, statistics are routinely 'damning', occasionally, 'encouraging'. Yet, for all their ubiquity, most of us really don't know what to make of statistics. Exploring the history, egyptians and chinese, philosophy and practical use of statistics, Eileen Magnello - accompanied by Bill Mayblin's intelligent graphic illustration - traces the rise of statistics from the ancient Babylonians, mathematics, to the censuses of Romans and the Greeks, and the modern emergence of the term itself in Europe.

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Introducing Relativity: A Graphic Guide

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Einstein's legacy is reviewed in the most advanced frontiers of physics today - black holes, gravitational waves, the accelerating universe and string theory. Totem Books. Beginning near the speed of light and proceeding to explorations of space-time and curved spaces, "Introducing Relativity" plots a visually accessible course through the thought experiments that have given shape to contemporary physics.

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Introducing Artificial Intelligence: A Graphic Guide

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