Protective Behavior in Games

G. Fiestras-Janeiro, P.E.M. Borm, F.J.C. van Megen

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This paper introduces the notion of protective equilibrium in the context of fin ite games in strategic form.It shows that for matrix games the set of protective equilibria equals the set of proper equilibria.Moreover, in the context of bima trix games, the notion of protective behaviour is used as a refinement tool.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTilburg
PublisherOperations research
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 1996

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  • game theory
  • strategy

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