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Topic: 0-sum N-Person Game Theory
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Jon Haugsand

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Re: 0-sum N-Person Game Theory
Posted: Sep 29, 1999 3:44 AM
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* Bill Taylor
> As he can frequently do far better than this, by using craft and guile,
> and more pertinently by using negotiating skills, his minimax strategy
> is hardly "optimum" in any meaningful sense of the word.

What do you mean here by "craft and guile"? Psychology? Exploitation
of the others weaknesses? Exploitation of the fact that the others

Negotiation changes the games. You still can have that in non-zero-sum
games with two players.

Jon Haugsand
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