A two-person game of timing with random termination

  • Y. Teraoka
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We consider a marksmanship contest in which the first contestant to hit his target wins and the contest is to be terminated at a random timeT with cdfH(t). The model is evidently an extension of the classical discrete fire duel to the timing problem under an uncertain environment. It is shown that the uncertainty on the termination of the contest has influence on the equilibrium strategies and the equilibrium values.

Key Words

Noncooperative two-person games games of timing strategic information decision under random termination 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Teraoka
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  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsHimeji Institute of TechnologyHimejiJapan

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