DERIVING AND ANALYZING OPTIMAL STRATEGIES IN BAYESIAN MODELS OF GAMES
UNSPECIFIED. (1991) DERIVING AND ANALYZING OPTIMAL STRATEGIES IN BAYESIAN MODELS OF GAMES. MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 37 (5). pp. 559-571. ISSN 0025-1909Full text not available from this repository.
Wilson (1986) gives a backwards induction algorithm for sequentially obtaining the optimal next move in a repeated Bayesian game. In this paper we show how to identify the form of an optimal solution of such a game by a graphical procedure. By means of the Prisoner's Dilemma game, we illustrate how Wilson's algorithm can be enhanced using the derived analytic form of the solution to produce an explicit optimal strategy. We can then determine not only how P1 should play on all subsequent moves of the game, but also use ideas of Bayes rationality to discuss whether a given model of P2's reactions is realistic.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Journal or Publication Title:||MANAGEMENT SCIENCE|
|Publisher:||INST OPERATIONS RESEARCH MANAGEMENT SCIENCES|
|Official Date:||May 1991|
|Number of Pages:||13|
|Page Range:||pp. 559-571|
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