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Mathematical Foci


  • Correa Romar

    () (University of Mumbai – Economics, Mumbai 400 054, India)


We address the converse of a Wald–Vorob'ev theorem. In a non cooperative game, if the strategy set of any individual player is precompact, we show that the strategy sets of all the other players is precompact.

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  • Correa Romar, 2014. "Mathematical Foci," Mathematical Economics Letters, De Gruyter, vol. 2(1-2), pages 1-7, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:maecol:v:2:y:2014:i:1-2:p:7:n:1

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