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Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
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Module Title : Game Theory
Module Description : Game theory provides a mathematical tool for multi-person decision making. The aim of this module is to provide an introduction to game theory, studying basic concepts, models and solutions of games and their applications. Major topics: Games of normal form and extensive form; Applications in Economics; Relations between game theory and decision making. Games of complete information: Static games with finite or infinite strategy spaces, Nash equilibrium of pure and mixed strategy; Dynamic games, backward induction solutions, information sets, subgame-perfect equilibrium, finitely and infinitely repeated games. Games of incomplete information: Bayesian equilibrium; First price sealed auction, second price sealed auction, and other auctions; Dynamic Bayesian games; Perfect Bayesian equilibrium; Signaling games. Cooperative games: Bargaining theory; Cores of n-person cooperative games; The Shapley value and its applications in voting, cost sharing, etc.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 07-05-2018 AM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : (MA3236 or MA3252 or DSC3214 or DSN3701) and (MA2216 or ST2131 or ST2334)
Preclusion : EC3312.
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-1-0-0-6
Remarks : Nil
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