Introduction to Game Theory
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

An introduction to game-theoretic methods and their applications. Topics include the preference relation and von Neumann-Morgenstern utility, non-cooperative games in strategic form and extensive form, perfect and imperfect information, complete and incomplete information, and cooperative game theory including bargaining solutions and the Shapley value. Illustrative examples include game models from economics, political science, business, and other disciplines.

Additional Course Information
One of: MA101, MA103 (or MA110*), MA105.

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Deletion May 28, 2015: MA235 Prerequisite MA130 deleted; effective September 1, 2015.