Games in oriented matroids
AbstractWe introduce a combinatorial abstraction of two person finite games in an oriented matroid. We also define a combinatorial version of Nash equilibrium and prove that an odd number of equilibria exists. The proof is a purely combinatorial rendition of the Lemke-Howson algorithm.
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Volume (Year): 44 (2008)
Issue (Month): 7-8 (July)
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