Essays Tagged: "Nash equilibrium"

Briefly outline some of the main models of oligopoly in which firms compete according to output. Hence, discuss the contention that non-collusion is the inevitable outcome of oligopoly.

that y1 = 20; substituting in the equation for y2 we get y2 = 20.We conclude that there is a unique Nash equilibrium, in which the output of each firm is 20. Each firm's profit is(20)(80 20 20) (20)(2 ...

(6 pages) 183 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

In what ways is game theory of use in analyzing the behaviour of firms in an oligopolistic market?

velopment expenditures, etc. and the payoffs are the profits. The main concepts of game theory are: Nash equilibrium - a situation in which each player is choosing the best strategy available, given t ... there are different levels of interactions, firms are rational and make independent decisions. John Nash once said that "No player can gain from a unilateral change in his/her actions". Here is an exa ...

(7 pages) 225 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A Beautiful Mind

In the film "A Beautiful Mind", John Nash is portrayed as a very intelligent mathematician. I was very surprised in the end of the movie ... t and brilliant with so much knowledge in one field, could lose his total grip on reality like John Nash did.The film conveyed that John Nash viewed his life as one large math problem. Everything he d ... to know about math. Also, teachers must have patience and a good way of explaining to others. John Nash had a descent amount of patience to teach and many of his students were so impressed and intrig ...

(3 pages) 144 2 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Advance Artificial Intelligance

g to the possibility of a cooperative outcome. As the number of iterations approaches infinity, the Nash equilibrium tends to the Pareto optimum.Prisoners DilemmaPrisoners Dilemma genetic algorithmPro ...

(52 pages) 24 0 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages


tegic and extensive forms. Two main equilibrium concepts used are dominant strategy equilibrium and Nash equilibrium. A dominant strategy must be the best response to all possible strategy combination ... ting all actions that the players will not choose. This requires common knowledge of rationality. A Nash equilibrium requires that S* be the best response to a particular strategy combination by other ...

(6 pages) 83 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case study on John Nash (who the movie "A Beautiful Mind" is based on)

JOHN FORBES NASH � PAGE �2� John Forbes Nash: A Case StudyChristina T. CandidoMonmouth Univ ... CandidoMonmouth University�Identifying Data:A few months shy of his 85th birthday, Dr. John Nash remains a longtime New Jersey resident and Princeton University employee. For the purposes of t ... assumed that he is presently in his forties and struggling to deal with symptoms. Specifically, Dr. Nash appears rather lost; divorced, unemployed, and virtually homeless, he spends most of his time w ...

(16 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

PRISM case study

has the dominate strategy. 3 out of 4 moves have higher outcomes. (How can I explain this better?A Nash equilibrium occurs when each player's chosen strategy yields the highest payoff available, give ... their payoff by choosing an action different from their current one. Thus this action profile is a Nash equilibrium.Prisoner's dilemma occurs when each player has a dominate strategy, and when each p ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


A BEAUTIFUL MİND SCENARIOPlot:This film is the true story of John Nash, one of the great geniuses of the 20the century, who was famous for both his theories in math, ... both his theories in math, and for the fact that he suffered from schizophrenia. The movie follows Nash's amazing life from the time he arrives at Princeton University as a young, brilliant and notic ... matics, but various other academic areas from economics to biology. And as of this writing in 2002, Nash is still alive, and still teaches at Princeton.The focus of this movie is on Nash's struggle wi ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Econ written report

ost beneficial option. It is the same for Paul to do so. As a result, collusion fails.For Part (d), Nash equilibrium is an equilibrium in which each player takes the best possible action given the act ... iven the action of the other player. So, when both of them choose to give oneself $10000 bonus, the Nash equilibrium is attained.Question6.1In order to find out the profit maximizing output of this mo ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics