Programming Books C Java PHP Python Learn more Browse Programming Books
Algorithmic Game Theory and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Qty:1
  • List Price: $60.00
  • Save: $4.56 (8%)
Only 15 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Add to Cart
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: OVERNIGHT and 2-DAY SHIPPING AVAILABLE......Very Good condition with light wear. The item is in Amazon's warehouse and shipped to you by Amazon. You have the assurance that you will get your item in a timely manner. In the unlikely event something should go wrong with the shipping, you can contact Amazon to assist with the customer service, tracking or hassle-free return. We are very proud to be in this program as it allows us to offer the best customer experience possible.
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Add to Cart
Trade in your item
Get a $18.50
Gift Card.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Algorithmic Game Theory Hardcover – September 24, 2007

ISBN-13: 978-0521872829 ISBN-10: 0521872820

Buy New
Price: $55.44
32 New from $50.01 17 Used from $35.99
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$55.44
$50.01 $35.99

Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student



Frequently Bought Together

Algorithmic Game Theory + Multiagent Systems: Algorithmic, Game-Theoretic, and Logical Foundations
Price for both: $115.12

Buy the selected items together

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Shop the New Digital Design Bookstore
Check out the Digital Design Bookstore, a new hub for photographers, art directors, illustrators, web developers, and other creative individuals to find highly rated and highly relevant career resources. Shop books on web development and graphic design, or check out blog posts by authors and thought-leaders in the design industry. Shop now

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 778 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (September 24, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521872820
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521872829
  • Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 7.3 x 1.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #755,688 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

"The subject matter of Algorithmic Game Theory covers many of the hottest area of useful new game theory research, introducing deep new problems, techniques, and perspectives that demand the attention of economists as well as computer scientists. The all-star list of author-contributors makes this book the best place for newcomers to begin their studies."
Paul Milgrom, Shirley and Leonard Ely Professor of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Economics, Stanford University

"Computer scientists never lose sight of the fact that a solution to an economic or social problem is not really feasible unless it is computationally tractable, and their toolkit has the potential to give new theoretical flesh to venerable economic intuitions such as the invisible hand, or the problematic nature of market socialism. Algorithmic Game Theory is a collection of essays by leading computer scientists and economists surveying the state of the art, and the open problems, in the many branches of this rapidly moving area. It is ideal for graduate students, and for established researchers in either economics or computer science, who wish to learn about the concepts and issues shaping an increasingly important stream of interdisciplinary research."
Professor Andrew McLennan, School of Economics, University of Queensland

"The most exciting current research in game theory and its applications is being done in computer science. Algorithmic Game Theory effectively brings the reader to the frontiers of this research."
Ehud Kalai, James J. O'Connor Distinguished Professor of Decision and Game Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

"I recommend Algorithmic Game Theory."
Dave Levin, SIGACT News

Book Description

More than 40 of the top researchers in this field have written chapters that go from the foundations to the state of the art. Basic chapters on algorithmic methods for equilibria, mechanism design and combinatorial auctions are followed by chapters on incentives and pricing, cost sharing, information markets and cryptography and security.

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
3
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See all 3 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

13 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Fernando on July 29, 2009
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
If you are looking for a gentle introduction to Game Theory, then look elsewhere. If, on the other hand, you need a fairly comprehensive overview of this complex subject, then this book offers a pretty good shotgun blast that is likely to address your specific areas of interest to some degree. As another reviewer pointed out, the theorems are not exhaustively proven (the authors seem to assume that you can fill-in the blanks they leave). The list of references for each chapter should be sufficient to help the more ignorant among us fill those gaps that are left. Readability is not excellent, but this is an otherwise fine addition to the library of any graduate level student or researcher in the field.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By flyingmushroom on September 8, 2011
Format: Hardcover
This is not a book for those who want to learn game theory. This is the book for those who have some knowledge of game theory and want to do computation of equilibria or are interested in CS-related topics.

Personally, I'm an economic major student but interested in tech related economic topics. before I read this book, I wrote a theoretical model poping out of my mind, which of course didnt reflect the real world. this book gives me clear ideas what cs scientists are doing, then I can incorporate into my economic models which I think it great and helpful.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Edoardo Angeloni on June 26, 2009
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This book talks with several informations about the importance of an efficient calculation for the game theory. The applications of this theory are explicated with particular view about the modern developpement of economy. The proofs are no hard, founded on the method of finite differences, but it need to know the informatics for the calculation.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customer Images

Search