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Author Nash, John F., Jr., 1928-2015

Title The essential John Nash / edited by Harold W. Kuhn and Sylvia Nasar.

Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2002]


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 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  B NASH    Check Shelf
Description xxv, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Press release--The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences -- 2. Autobiography. Photo essay -- 3. The game of hex -- 4. The bargaining problem -- 5. Equilibrium points in n-person games -- 6. Non-cooperative games (facsimile of Ph.D. thesis) --7. Non-cooperative games -- 8. Two-person cooperative games -- 9. Parallel control -- 10. Real algebraic manifolds -- 11. The imbedding problem for Riemannian manifolds -- 12. Continuity of solutions of parabolic and elliptic equations.
Summary "This book presents, for the first time, the full range of Nash's diverse contributions not only to game theory, for which he received the Nobel, but to pure mathematics, in which he commands even greater acclaim among academics. Included are nine of Nash's most influential papers, most them written over the decade beginning in 1949"--book jacket.
Subject Game theory.
Riemannian manifolds.
Added Author Kuhn, Harold W. (Harold William), 1925-2014
Nasar, Sylvia.
ISBN 0691095272 (acid-free paper)
9780691095271 (acid-free paper)
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