Epistemic Foundations of Game Theory

[New Entry by Eric Pacuit and Olivier Roy on March 13, 2015.] Foundational work in game theory aims at making explicit the assumptions that underlie the basic concepts of the discipline.
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[New Entry by Eric Pacuit and Olivier Roy on March 13, 2015.] Foundational work in game theory aims at making explicit the assumptions that underlie the basic concepts of the discipline. Non-cooperative game theory is the study of individual, rational decision making in situations of strategic interaction. This entry presents the epistemic foundations of non-cooperative game theory (this area of research is called epistemic game theory). Epistemic game theory views rational decision making in games as...

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