Date of Award
University or Center
Atlanta University (AU)
Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Professor Negash Medhin
Game theory is the mathematical theory associated with winning strategic and non-strategic games. In order to win a game, a player must find an optimal strategy to play. Strategies may be either pure or mixed. The latter is used when there are no pure strategies available . Games that require mixed strategies may be solved by various methods.
This study is concerned with the basic theory of games. Definitions and methods for solving games are discussed. The methods for solving involve both pure and mixed strategies. The simplex method for solving linear programming problems is reviewed. The numerical examples were solved using the IBM Macintosh with the MacSimplex package.
Terry, Elaine Audrey, "Problem solving methods in game theory" (1988). ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library. 1796.