Supermodular Games and Potential Games

R. Brânzei, L. Mallozzi, S.H. Tijs

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Potential games and supermodular games are attractive games, especially because under certain conditions they possess pure Nash equilibria. Subclasses of games with a potential are considered which are also strategically equivalent to supermodular games. The focus is on two-person zero-sum games and two-person Cournot games.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTilburg
PublisherOperations research
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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  • game theory
  • pure Nash equilibrium
  • potential game
  • supermodular game
  • Cournot game
  • zero-sum game

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