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Belief Affirming in Learning Processes

  • Dov Monderer
  • Dov Samet
  • Aner Sela

A learning process is belief affirming if for each player, the difference between her expected payoff in the next period, and the average of her past payoffs converges to zero. We show that every smooth discrete fictitious play and every continuous fictitious play is belief affirming. We also provide conditions under which general averaging processes are belief affirming.

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Date of creation: 11 Aug 1994
Date of revision: 11 Aug 1994
Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpga:9408002
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  1. Vijay Krishna & Tomas Sjostrom, 1995. "On the Convergence of Fictitious Play," Game Theory and Information 9503003, EconWPA.
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