Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 145–155 | Cite as

Necessary and sufficient conditions for multistage two-person zero-sum games

  • G. Wang
  • G. Leitmann
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After previously obtained necessary conditions for optimal strategies in multistage two-person zero-sum games are summarized, necessary and sufficient conditions are derived. The utilization of these conditions is illustrated by means of a simple example.


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Wang
    • 1
  • G. Leitmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of California at BerkeleyBerkeley

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