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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Decision making.,
  • Game theory.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementAnatol Rapoport.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsT57.95 .R36 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 469 p. :
Number of Pages469
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20846242M
ISBN 100333681479

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