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The Resource Game theory and politics, Steven J. Brams

Game theory and politics, Steven J. Brams

Label
Game theory and politics
Title
Game theory and politics
Statement of responsibility
Steven J. Brams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brams, Steven J
Dewey number
320/.01/84
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JA73
LC item number
.B73
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political science
  • Game theory
  • Coalitions
  • Politique
  • Jeux, Théorie des
  • Coalition
  • Politieke wetenschappen
  • Speltheorie
  • Politik
  • Spieltheorie
  • Coalition (Social sciences)
Label
Game theory and politics, Steven J. Brams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 291-293
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • International relations game : Two-person zero-sum games with saddlepoints -- Two-person zero-sum games without saddlepoints -- Pure and mixed strategies -- Interpretation of mixed strategies -- Two-person nonzero-sum games -- Prisoner's dilemma and the theor of metagames -- Chicken and the Cuban missle crisis
  • Qualitative voting games : Voting procedures -- Sincere voting -- Straightforward strategies and voting procedures -- Equilibrium choices and vulnerability -- Desirable strategies and equilibria -- The Relationship between desirable and admissible strategies -- Sophisticated voting -- Coalitions and information -- Voting on voting procedures -- The Paradox of voting
  • Quantitative Voting Games : Reguirements for a voting system of proportional representation -- Rules that meet the requirements -- Interdependence of the requirements -- The Effects of size -- Information and the choice of strategies
  • Vote-trading Games : What the general possibility theorem precludes -- Judgments about vote trading -- Definitions and assumptions -- Sincere and insincere voting -- Initial trades and the paracos of vote trading -- The Consequences of refusing to trade -- The Consequences of forming coalitions -- Conditions limiting vote trading -- Empirical examples of the paradox of vote trading
  • Voting Power : The Shapley-Shibik index of voting power -- The Banzhof index of voting power -- Coalition models of the two power indices -- Calculation of the power indices -- Three paradoxes of voting power
  • Coalition Games : Power an coalitions -- Restructions on coalition alignments -- The Stability of alignments -- Empiricla conclusions of the Luce-Rogow model -- The Concept of winning -- The Size principle -- The Information effect -- Criticisms of the size principle -- As Alternative goal : maximizing one's share of the spoils
  • Election Games : The Need for models to assess the consequences of electoral reform -- Presidential campaigns and voting behavior -- The Goals of the candidates -- The Popular-vote model -- The Electoral vote model -- The 3/2's allocation rule -- Why the large states are favored -- Testing the models -- Campaign allocations and biases through 1980 -- Limitatios and extensions of the models
Control code
1120947
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 312 pages
Isbn
9780029045503
Lccn
74015370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)337562
Label
Game theory and politics, Steven J. Brams
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 291-293
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • International relations game : Two-person zero-sum games with saddlepoints -- Two-person zero-sum games without saddlepoints -- Pure and mixed strategies -- Interpretation of mixed strategies -- Two-person nonzero-sum games -- Prisoner's dilemma and the theor of metagames -- Chicken and the Cuban missle crisis
  • Qualitative voting games : Voting procedures -- Sincere voting -- Straightforward strategies and voting procedures -- Equilibrium choices and vulnerability -- Desirable strategies and equilibria -- The Relationship between desirable and admissible strategies -- Sophisticated voting -- Coalitions and information -- Voting on voting procedures -- The Paradox of voting
  • Quantitative Voting Games : Reguirements for a voting system of proportional representation -- Rules that meet the requirements -- Interdependence of the requirements -- The Effects of size -- Information and the choice of strategies
  • Vote-trading Games : What the general possibility theorem precludes -- Judgments about vote trading -- Definitions and assumptions -- Sincere and insincere voting -- Initial trades and the paracos of vote trading -- The Consequences of refusing to trade -- The Consequences of forming coalitions -- Conditions limiting vote trading -- Empirical examples of the paradox of vote trading
  • Voting Power : The Shapley-Shibik index of voting power -- The Banzhof index of voting power -- Coalition models of the two power indices -- Calculation of the power indices -- Three paradoxes of voting power
  • Coalition Games : Power an coalitions -- Restructions on coalition alignments -- The Stability of alignments -- Empiricla conclusions of the Luce-Rogow model -- The Concept of winning -- The Size principle -- The Information effect -- Criticisms of the size principle -- As Alternative goal : maximizing one's share of the spoils
  • Election Games : The Need for models to assess the consequences of electoral reform -- Presidential campaigns and voting behavior -- The Goals of the candidates -- The Popular-vote model -- The Electoral vote model -- The 3/2's allocation rule -- Why the large states are favored -- Testing the models -- Campaign allocations and biases through 1980 -- Limitatios and extensions of the models
Control code
1120947
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 312 pages
Isbn
9780029045503
Lccn
74015370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)337562

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