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Descriptor in English: Game Theory
Descriptor in Spanish: Teoría del Juego
Descriptor in Portuguese: Teoria do Jogo
Descriptor in French: Théorie du jeu
Entry term(s): Game Theories
Theories, Game
Theory, Game
Tree number(s): G17.388
Scope note: Theoretical construct used in applied mathematics to analyze certain situations in which there is an interplay between parties that may have similar, opposed, or mixed interests. In a typical game, decision-making "players," who each have their own goals, try to gain advantage over the other parties by anticipating each other's decisions; the game is finally resolved as a consequence of the players' decisions.
History Note: 1969
See also the descriptors: Operations Research MeSH
DeCS UI: 5856
Descriptor UI: D005716
Date Established: 1969/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/09/01
Game Theory - Preferred
Concept UI M0008969
Scope note Theoretical construct used in applied mathematics to analyze certain situations in which there is an interplay between parties that may have similar, opposed, or mixed interests. In a typical game, decision-making "players," who each have their own goals, try to gain advantage over the other parties by anticipating each other's decisions; the game is finally resolved as a consequence of the players' decisions.
Preferred term Game Theory
Entry term(s) Game Theories
Theories, Game
Theory, Game



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