A Characterization of Melioration in Game Theoretic Frameworks
AbstractThe theory of melioration, originally formulated for individual decision-making contexts, is formally extended to a game theoretic framework. This paper proves the existence of a distribution that is a melioration strategy on the part of all players. Further, the question of stability of such a distribution is studied.
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Date of creation: Oct 2001
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Bounded Rationality; Melioration; Game Theory; Existence of Equilibrium; Stability;
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- C62 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium
- C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
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