The Compleat Strategyst: Being a Primer on the Theory of Games of Strategy
by John D. Williams
Publisher: RAND Corporation 2007
Number of pages: 286
When The Compleat Strategyst was originally published in 1954, game theory was an esoteric and mysterious subject, familiar only to specialized researchers, particularly in the military. Its popularity today can be traced at least in part to this book, which popularized the subject for amateurs, professionals, and students throughout the world.
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