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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....

Top reviews

May 30, 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.

Sep 15, 2020

I enjoyed this course a lot. It gives a very good theoretical background to the concepts of game theory as well as providing extra challenges for people with more of a maths background.

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By B T

Jun 10, 2020

Great learning for Game Theory introduction.

By 光头

Jun 23, 2018

Excellent introductory course for beginners.

By Faiber A H T

Jun 5, 2021

Good approach to such an interesting topic.


Jan 22, 2021

Great for begginers! The teacher is awesome

By Anusha

Jul 1, 2020

good course was able to understand concepts

By Ashraful H

Feb 4, 2017

Its simple and really useful to start with!

By Pratyush C

Oct 10, 2016

An inspiring introduction to game theory!!!

By Chris N

Nov 11, 2017

Very presentable for people in all fields.

By Daniel A M S

Jun 23, 2017

Very well explained and nice paced course.

By Jose R

Sep 27, 2018

A great introduction to an amazing field.

By Bharat D

Sep 13, 2020

Nice Introductory Course To Game Theory.

By Irving A G M

Apr 18, 2018

Very interesting and easy to understand.

By Trent

Jan 26, 2016

Good introductory course, great lecturer

By Bashar A

Jun 6, 2019

optimal course

lots of suitable examples

By Oguz K

Apr 27, 2016

Very nice course. I strongly recommend.

By Richa M

May 20, 2020

Very good course. The teacher is nice.

By Hania N B P

Apr 24, 2018

Easy to understand, thank you so much!

By Muhamed s K

Jun 5, 2020

Very good course and very interesting

By DR. S S

May 27, 2020

It Was the Excellent Learning Process

By Bheemarasetty r v s s

Jun 27, 2018

very interesting and good explanation

By Ed S

Jan 18, 2018

Awesome interoduction to Game Theory.

By Samarjeet S

Jun 17, 2017

Good introduction to game theory....

By Aditya P

Sep 25, 2016

Exceptionally well explained course.

By Himanshu A

Jan 6, 2019

Lovely introduction to Game Theory.

By Dicky S

Oct 14, 2017

very good lesson and so interesting