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Game Theory as Decision-Making Tool in Conventional and Nonconventional Events

  • Alba Iannotti
  • Riccardo Rossi
  • Andrea Malizia
Conference paper

Abstract

Nowadays, safety and security are two objectives always harder to achieve and manage. International and national politics and economics are complexes, and any decisions must be taken considering all the possible consequences, penalties and advantages. Furthermore, these consequences are usually functions of how the others behave. Therefore, the development of tools, methods and theories able to help decision-makers is needed. Game theory is a mathematical science used in economic, political, psychological and scientific problematics. It is based on a mathematical model that takes into account all the possible interactions and decisions which each “player” could take in considerations. This work shows how game theory can be applied also in conventional and nonconventional events, considering some example of safety and security problematics and analysing advantages and limits of this tool.

Keywords

Game theory Chemical weapon agents Decision tool 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HESARRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Rome “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly
  3. 3.Department of Biomedicine and PreventionUniversity of Rome “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly

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