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UBE 553
GAME THEORY
2018-2019 FALL


 

Instructor: Dr. Mehmet E. DALKILIC mehmet.emin.dalkilic@ege.edu.tr

 

Teaching Assistant: Gül Boztok gul.boztok@ege.edu.tr

Texbooks:

1.      L. Koçkesen and E. Ok, An Introduction to Game Theory, Lecture Notes, 2007

2.      Kevin Leyton-Brown, Yoav Shoham, Essentials of Game Theory: A Concise Multidisciplinary Introduction, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2008

Reference material:

 

1.      Game Theory 101: The Complete Textbook, William Spaniel, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011

2.      An Introduction to Game Theory, Martin J. Osborne, Oxford University Press, 2003

3.      To Be Announced (TBA)


     Prerequisites: Basic mathematical skills, graduate standing (and the perceptive ability implied with)


Topics:

·         Introduction

·         Strategic Form Games with Complete Information

·         Strategic Form Solution Concepts

o   Dominant Strategy Equilibrium

o   Dominance Solvability

o   Nash Equilibrium

 

·         Strategic Form Game Applications

 

·         Mixed Strategy Equilibrium

o   Mixed Strategies and Expected Payoffs

o   Mixed Strategy Equilibrium

o   Dominated Actions and Mixed Strategies

 

·         Maxmin, Minmax

 

·         Bayesian Games

 

·         Extensive Form Games with Perfect Information

o   Game Trees

o   Strategies

o   Backward Induction Equilibrium

o   Subgames and Subgame Perfect Equilibrium

 

·         Extensive Form Game Applications

 

·         Repeated Games

 

·         Auctions

 

·         Extensive Form Games with Incomplete Information

 



Grading (tentative):

·      Homeworks ( %30),

·         Midterm exam (%30)

·         Final exam (%40)

 

HOMEWORK POLICY:

 

I.                   You can discuss homework with other people (especiall with your classmates). However, you must write the answers to the homework questions alone, using your OWN WORDS. Copying and sharing homeworks will be penalized severly.

II.                If you submit your homework on time* you get 20% bonus, if you submit late* you receive 50% penalty, otherwise you get 0 points for that homework.

III.             On time* means you hand in the homework on the due date (or early) to the Professor (that’s me) at the start of the class.

IV.             Late* : Late homeworks can be submitted only to the TA (that’s Gül) at most within a week after the due date. After a week no late homeworks will be accepted.

 

Mixed Strategies by TSonmez

MaximaxMaxiMinMinmaxRegret

MinMaxAdvanced

DominatingSolutionStrategies

Bayesian1

Bayesian2

Bayesian3

Bayesian4

 

Sample Midterm Exam Here

UTI/UBI 553 Game Theory

HOMEWORK I

Due date: Oct. 10/11th, 2018

 

Note: This is a simple/short homework to get you warm to the Game Theory.

 

1.      Two people go to a fish restaurant for dinner. They have two choices to order:

 

Expensive fish: value = 18, price = 20

Inexpensive fish: value = 12, price = 10

Total bill is shared equally. Assuming that each person has the same objective, to maximize

( his/her value - his/her payment).

 

Create the strategic form table of this two player game.

 

2.      Solve the first problem for three people.

Homework 2 (due Oct 17th/18th, 2018)

Assignment2

Homework 3 (due Oct 24th/25th, 2018)

Assignment3

Homework 4 (due Oct 31st/Nov 1st, 2018)

Assignment4

Homework 5 (due Nov 7th/Nov 8st, 2018)

Assignment5

 

 

Midterm Examination (TENTATIVE) date: Nov 15th, 2018 (In class) An A4 help sheet is allowed only if it is written by the student himelf/herself, not printed nor fotocopied. You can use both side of the A4. Midterm exam covers up to and including Bayesian Games.

 

Final Examination date: TBA (In class) Sample Finall Exam Two A4 help sheets are allowed only if it is written by the student himelf/herself, not printed nor fotocopied. You can use both side of the A4. Midterm exam covers all topics. However, topics we have studied after the midterm will have higher weights as compared to the topics before the midterm exam.


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