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Strategic defense and attack for series and parallel reliability systems: reply 1 to comment 1

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  • Kjell Hausken

Kovenock and Roberson's [2011] comment provides initial work which has the potential, when suitably extended, to advance the research frontier. Kovenock and Roberson's paper consists of three sections. The first section is an interesting introduction. The second section, titled ‘Model and Main Result,’ provides no contribution beyond Hausken [2008a]. It consists of Equations (1)--(10) which are equivalent to equations developed by Hausken, and Equation (11) which is equivalent to the utility requirements u ⩾ 0 and U ⩾ 0 provided after Equation (17) in Hausken. The third section provides interesting ideas about mixed-strategy equilibria that can be extended in future research.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Defence and Peace Economics.

Volume (Year): 23 (2012)
Issue (Month): 5 (October)
Pages: 525-531

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Handle: RePEc:taf:defpea:v:23:y:2012:i:5:p:525-531
DOI: 10.1080/10242694.2012.660609
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