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About the Course

This course provides a brief introduction to game theory. Our main goal is to understand the basic ideas behind the key concepts in game theory, such as equilibrium, rationality, and cooperation. The course uses very little mathematics, and it is ideal for those who are looking for a conceptual introduction to game theory. Business competition, political campaigns, the struggle for existence by animals and plants, and so on, can all be regarded as a kind of “game,” in which individuals try to do their best against others. Game theory provides a general framework to describe and analyze how individuals behave in such “strategic” situations. This course focuses on the key concepts in game theory, and attempts to outline the informal basic ideas that are often hidden behind mathematical definitions. Game theory has been applied to a number of disciplines, including economics, political science, psychology, sociology, biology, and computer science. Therefore, a warm welcome is extended to audiences from all fields who are interested in what game theory is all about....

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May 31, 2020

This course is amazing for beginners for no prior knowledge about game theory. I especially love the recommendations given at the end of the courses and the honour problems given in the course.


Apr 19, 2020

very good introductory course! for a more theoretical understanding of what game theory is about. some interesting applications were brought up to illustrate the types of games as well.

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By Ahmad S Z

Aug 17, 2020

Interesting course. I like it!

By Horacio M

Jul 15, 2020

Very good introductory course.

By Shay T

Nov 19, 2016

Great Teacher!

Fantastic work!!

By Marla D d l C A

May 10, 2020

Muy buen curso, interesante!!

By Thomas W S

Jan 02, 2018

Well done and easy to follow.


Oct 14, 2017

basic and easy to understand

By Hugo E T C

May 01, 2019

Good teacher, very helpfull

By Yoshinari M

Mar 21, 2016

it was really useful!! thx!


Jun 28, 2020

Good course in a need help

By timothy n

Apr 28, 2018

Great introductory course.

By Emiliano N

Dec 29, 2017

Buen curso introductorio.

By Ищук А П

Nov 17, 2016

It was realy interesting.

By Lou W

Jun 19, 2019

very clear and efficient

By Lau C C C

Apr 21, 2018

Thank you very much Prof


Jun 27, 2017

Very interesting. Thanks

By Karla R

Apr 15, 2016

Es un curso muy completo


May 10, 2020

Very lucid explanations

By Neeraj S

Mar 19, 2018

Easy and well-explained

By Saeed A Q

Jan 07, 2017

Unforgetable new thing.

By Yifei L

Aug 03, 2020

A really helpful class

By Ana M H

May 15, 2020

Excelente explicacion!

By Monsij B

Jun 04, 2018

Very nice materials !!

By Elvia S

Nov 06, 2016

Programa muy completo.

By Siyu C

Jun 19, 2020

Very helpful course!

By Ilias

May 29, 2017

Well done structured