n-Person Credibilistic Non-cooperative Game with Fuzzy Payoffs

  • Chunqiao Tan
  • Zhongwei Feng
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 758)


In real game situations, the players are often lack of the information about their opponents’ or even their own payoffs. The existing literature on non-cooperative games with uncertain payoffs just focused on two-person zero-sum games or bimatrix games. In this paper, we consider a n-person non-cooperative game with fuzzy payoffs. First, based on credibility theory, three credibilistic criteria are introduced to define the behavior preferences of players in different game situations. Then, three solution concepts of credibilistic equilibria and their existence theorems are proposed. Finally, three sufficient and necessary conditions are presented for finding the credibilistic equilibrium strategies to illustrate the usefulness of the theory developed in this paper.


n-person credibilistic game Credibility theory Fuzzy payoff Credibility measure 



This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 71671188 and 71271217,), and Natural Science Foundation of Hunan Province, China (No. 2016JJ1024).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of BusinessCentral South UniversityChangshaChina

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