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New Trends in Dynamic Games and Applications

  • Geert Jan Olsder

Part of the Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games book series (AISDG, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Minimax control

  3. Pursuit evasion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. H. J. Pesch, I. Gabler, S. Miesbach, M. H. Breitner
      Pages 111-141
    3. R. Lachner, M. H. Breitner, H. J. Pesch
      Pages 165-190
    4. S. I. Kumkov, V. S. Patsko
      Pages 191-206
    5. Geert Jan Olsder, Odile Pourtallier
      Pages 227-246
    6. D. Neveu, J. P. Pignon, A. Raimondo, J. M. Nicolas, O. Pourtallier
      Pages 247-257
    7. Arkadij A. Chikrii, Pavel V. Prokopovich
      Pages 259-269
  4. Solution methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 271-271
    2. Martino Bardi, Sandra Bottacin, Maurizio Falcone
      Pages 273-304
    3. A. A. Chikrii, J. S. Rappoport
      Pages 323-330
  5. Nonzero sum games, theory

  6. Nonzero sum games, applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 419-419
    2. Steffen Jørgensen
      Pages 421-437
    3. Simone Clemhout, Henry Wan Jr.
      Pages 439-465
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 483-483

About these proceedings

Introduction

The theory of dynamic games is very rich in nature and very much alive! If the reader does not already agree with this statement, I hope he/she will surely do so after having consulted the contents of the current volume. The activities which fall under the heading of 'dynamic games' cannot easily be put into one scientific discipline. On the theoretical side one deals with differential games, difference games (the underlying models are described by differential, respec­ tively difference equations) and games based on Markov chains, with determin­ istic and stochastic games, zero-sum and nonzero-sum games, two-player and many-player games - all under various forms of equilibria. On the practical side, one sees applications to economics (stimulated by the recent Nobel prize for economics which went to three prominent scientists in game theory), biology, management science, and engineering. The contents of this volume are primarily based on selected presentations made at the Sixth International Symposium on Dynamic Games and Applica­ tions, held in St Jovite, Quebec, Canada, 13-15 July 1994. Every paper that appears in this volume has passed through a stringent reviewing process, as is the case with publications for archival technical journals. This conference, as well as its predecessor which was held in Grimentz, 1992, took place under the auspices of the International Society of Dynamic Games (ISDG), established in 1990. One of the activities of the ISDG is the publication of these Annals. The contributions in this volume have been grouped around five themes.

Keywords

Algebra Markov differential games game theory neural network programming

Editors and affiliations

  • Geert Jan Olsder
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Applied AnalysisDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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