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MCBI117 HM - Game Theory and the Evolution of Cooperation


Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Donaldson-Matasci (Biology)

Description: An introduction to game theory, a branch of mathematics that studies strategic interactions between individuals, with applications in fields such as biology, economics and political science. The course will introduce classical game theory, representations of games and Nash equilibria. The second part of the course will focus on evolutionary game theory, equilibrium concepts, and the evolution of cooperation.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor