Games People Play presents the fundamentals of game theory and applies the principles of this field of study to daily life. Game theory is defined as the scientific study of strategic, interactive decision making among rational individuals. Understanding game theory can help people make better decisions in their own lives and better understand the behavior and decisions of others. This course shows game theory at work in daily life, business and world affairs. Along the way, students are introduced to some of game theory's greatest minds, including John von Neumann, John Nash and Kenneth Arrow.
Semester Hours: 3
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