Nash equilibrium, rational expectations, and heterogeneous beliefs
... is drawn for each player from a joint distribution, and the vector of types then defines the players’ payoffs in the game. Harsanyi defined a C − game as one where
the belief of each type of each player can be derived from a common prior, which is
the (objective) distribution of Nature’s moves. In a ...
Lecture 4: August 12 4.1 Common knowledge of the players
... has colour of the car as purple we define χ of that state of the world to be purple. Similarly for those states
of the world that have colour of the car as red we define χ of those states to be red.
In the same way we can define χ for the other states of the world.
Having obtained some intuition, we ...
Rationalizing Focal Points
... Bacharach’s account can be criticized on the grounds that it does
not offer the players a particular reason to choose their part of any
one of the three ‘solutions’ of the game: any reason a player may
have to choose, say, the green object (apart from the fact that it happens to be green) is also a ...
Slides: Algorithmic mechanism design.
... Informally, designing a mechanism means to
define a game in which a desired outcome must
be reached (in equilibrium)
However, games induced by mechanisms are
different from games seen so far:
Players hold independent private values
The payoff are a function of these types
each player doesn’t rea ...
EXTRA QUARTER RULE
... • Make-up games: Any game rescheduled for whatever reason, will be
played as the week number originally scheduled.
Example: Week #5 games are postponed due to snow. The games are now being played during
week #8. The Extra Quarter Rule applies as if the game was played in week #5.
Cooperation in multi-player minimal social situations: An
... some players that a person in another room controlled their points and shocks, and vice versa, but
this additional information made no material difference (p. 324). Subsequent investigations of the
MSS, using human and occasionally animal players, have broadly replicated these findings.
... consequence as it applies to managing commons and the environment we live in.
Aesthetics: Story or theme, desired degree of competitiveness, expected player emotions
I want this to be a game of cooperative play, where players work together to plan out choices
and come up with good strategies for mai ...
a ppt file
... rational reasoning in some games, e.g.,
• However, rationality alone is often
insufficient to lead to NE. (see Battle of the
sexes, Hawk-Dove game, etc.)
• A common (and correct) belief about future
actions combined with rationality is enough
to achieve NE.
2 and 3 help players ...
Gameplay of World of Warcraft