# A Gentle Introduction to Game Theory

### About this Title

**Saul Stahl**, *University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS*

Publication: Mathematical World

Publication Year
1999: Volume 13

ISBNs: 978-0-8218-1339-3 (print); 978-1-4704-1192-3 (online)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/mawrld/013

MathSciNet review: MR1663520

MSC: Primary 90-01; Secondary 90Dxx

### Table of Contents

**Front/Back Matter**

**Chapters**

- Chapter 1. Introduction
- Chapter 2. The formal defintions
- Chapter 3. Optimal responses to specific strategies
- Chapter 4. The maximin strategy
- Chapter 5. The minimax strategy
- Chapter 6. Solutions of zero-sum games
- Chapter 7. $2 \times n$ and $m x\times 2$ games
- Chapter 8. Dominance
- Chapter 9. Symmetric games
- Chapter 10. Poker-like games
- Chapter 11. Pure maximin and minimax strategies
- Chapter 12. Pure nonzero-sum games
- Chapter 13. Mixed strategies for nonzero-sum games
- Chapter 14. Finding mixed Nash equilibria for $2 \times 2$ nonzero-sum games