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Game Theory

The course covers the basics: representing games and strategies, the extensive form (which computer scientists call game trees), repeated and stochastic games, coalitional games, and Bayesian games (modeling things like auctions).

Start Date: Oct 01, 2013


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The course provided an introduction to mathematical modeling of strategic interaction among rational (and irrational) agents. Specific topics included the extensive form ("game trees"), Bayesian games, and repeated and stochastic games.


  • Dates: Oct 01, 2013 to Dec 01, 2013
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructors: Yoav Shoham, Matthew O Jackson, Kevin Leyton-Brown
  • Institution: Coursera

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