Accession Number : AD0645155

Title :   APPLICATIONS OF THE THEORY OF GAMES IN THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : TEXAS UNIV AUSTIN DEPT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Buchler,Ira Richard

Report Date : DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 236

Abstract : Contents: The game of chicken, by Anatol Rapoport and Albert M. Chamman; Tic-tac-toe (resume), by Brian Sutton-Smith, John Roberts and Robert Kozelka; A games model of african tribal politics, by Martin Southwold; Some thoughts on the relevance of game theory to the analysis of ethical systems, by T. C. Schelling; Game theory, cultural values, and the brideprice in Africa, by Walter Goldschmidt; Formal analysis in anthropological economics: the Rossel Island case, by Richard F. Salisbury; Game rules and the rules of culture, by John Atkins and Luke Curtis; A linear programming approach to cultural intensity, by Hans Hoffmann; The application of structural models to marriage systems in anthropology, by Frank Livingstone.

Descriptors :   (*GAME THEORY, *BEHAVIOR), (*ANTHROPOLOGY, GAME THEORY), RECREATION, SOCIAL SCIENCES, CULTURE, ECONOMICS, LINEAR PROGRAMMING, SYMPOSIA

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Biology
      Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE