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MATH 1225 - Game Theory |

Uses the unifying theme of game theory to explore mathematical techniques for gaining an understanding of real-world problems. Includes matrix algebra, linear programming, probability, trees, von Neumann’s minimax theorem, and Nash’s theorem on equilibrium points. Considers zero-sum and non-zero-sum games, multiperson games, and the prisoner’s dilemma. Explores the applications of game theory, including conflict analysis, and various issues in psychology, sociology, political science, economics, and business. Prereq. Mathematics SAT of at least 600 or permission of instructor.
4.000 Credit hours 4.000 Lecture hours Levels: Undergraduate Schedule Types: Lecture Mathematics Department Course Attributes: CAS Core Mathematics, NU Core Math/Anly Think Lvl 1, UG College of Science |