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Game Practice : Contributions from Applied Game Theory - Fioravante Patrone

Game Practice

Contributions from Applied Game Theory

By: Fioravante Patrone (Editor), Ignacio Garcia-Jurado (Editor), Stef Tijs (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th November 1999
ISBN: 9780792386612
Number Of Pages: 276

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This collection of papers is an outgrowth of the "Game Practice I" th th conference held in Genoa from 28 to 30 June 1998. More precisely, it is the result of the call for papers that was issued in association with that conference: actually, nearly half of the contributions to this book are papers that were presented in Genoa. The name chosen for the conference and for this book is in evident and provocative contrast with "Game Theory": this choice needs some explanation, and to that we shall devote a few words of this Preface. Let us say at the outset that "Game Practice" would not exist without Game Theory. As one can see, the overall content of this book is firmly rooted in the existing Game Theory. It could be hardly otherwise, given the success and influence of Game Theory (just think of the basic issues in Economic Theory), and the tremendous development that has taken place within Game Theory. This success, however, makes even more evident the existence of problems with respect to the verification of the theory. This is patent from the point of view of the predictive value of Game Theory (the "positive" side): a lot of experimental and observational evidence demonĀ­ strates that there is a large gap between theory and "practice".

Preface
Some Tips Concerning Application of Game Theory to Real Problemsp. 1
Game Theory as a Tool for Market Designp. 7
On the Exploitation of Casino Games: How to Distinguish Between Games of Chance and Games of Skill?p. 19
Agreement Through Threats: The Northern Ireland Casep. 35
The Dutch DCS-1800 Auctionp. 53
Bird's Tree Allocations Revisitedp. 75
How to Share Railways Infrastructure Costs?p. 91
Why punish? Norms and Revenge in an Experimental Gamep. 103
A Game-Theoretical Perspective for the Detection of Tacit Collusionp. 109
Structural Estimation of Auction Modelsp. 123
A Multiplicative Variant of the Shapley Value for Factorizing the Risk of Diseasep. 143
Experiments on Auctions with Random Prizes and EU/non-EU Biddersp. 159
Dynamic Games and Oligopoly Models of Technological Innovationp. 177
The Structure of Fair-Division Problems and the Design of Fair-Negotiation Proceduresp. 205
Effectivity Functions and Parliamentary Governance Structuresp. 225
Sequential Production Situations and Potentialsp. 241
Approximate Envy-Free Proceduresp. 259
Indexp. 273
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ISBN: 9780792386612
ISBN-10: 0792386612
Series: Theory and Decision Library C
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 30th November 1999
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.59

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