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Irrational behavior in the Brown-von Neumann-Nash dynamics

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  • Berger, Ulrich
  • Hofbauer, Josef

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We present a class of games with a pure strategy being strictly dominated by another pure strategy such that the former survives along most solutions of the Brown-von Neumann-Nash dynamics.
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  • Berger, Ulrich & Hofbauer, Josef, 2006. "Irrational behavior in the Brown-von Neumann-Nash dynamics," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 56(1), pages 1-6, July.
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