Game Theory - Stanford University & The University of British Columbia
About the Course Popularized by movies such as "A Beautiful Mind", game theory is the mathematical modeling of strategic interaction among rational (and irrational) agents. Beyond what we call 'games' in common language, such as chess, poker, soccer, etc., it includes the modeling of conflict among nations, political campaigns, competition among firms, and trading behavior in markets such as the NYSE. Course Syllabus Week 1. Week 2. Week 3. Week 4. Week 5. Week 6. Week 7. Recommended Background You must be comfortable with mathematical thinking and rigorous arguments.