Optimal strategies for symmetric matrix games with partitions
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 Bart De Schuymer, Hans De Meyer (UGent) and Bernard De Baets (UGent)
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 We introduce three variants of a symmetric matrix game corresponding to three ways of comparing two partitions of a fixed integer (sigma) into a fixed number (n) of parts, In the random variable interpretation of the game, each variant depends on the choice of a copula that binds the marginal uniform cumulative distribution functions (cdf) into the bivariate cdf. The three copulas considered are the product copula TP and the two extreme copulas, i.e. the minimum Copula TM and the Lukasiewicz copula TL. The associated games are denoted as the (n, sigma)(P), (n, sigma)(M)and (n, sigma)(L) games. In the present paper, we characterize the optimal strategies of the (n, sigma)(M) and (n, sigma)(L) games and compare them to the optimal strategies of the (n, sigma)(P) games. It turns out that the characterization of the optimal strategies is completely different for each game variant.
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 Partition theory, Optimal strategy, Matrix game, Probabilistic relation, Copula
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 De Schuymer, Bart, Hans De Meyer, and Bernard De Baets. “Optimal Strategies for Symmetric Matrix Games with Partitions.” BULLETIN OF THE BELGIAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETYSIMON STEVIN 16.1 (2009): 67–89. Print.
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 De Schuymer, B., De Meyer, H., & De Baets, B. (2009). Optimal strategies for symmetric matrix games with partitions. BULLETIN OF THE BELGIAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETYSIMON STEVIN, 16(1), 67–89.
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 De Schuymer, Bart, Hans De Meyer, and Bernard De Baets. 2009. “Optimal Strategies for Symmetric Matrix Games with Partitions.” Bulletin of the Belgian Mathematical Societysimon Stevin 16 (1): 67–89.
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 De Schuymer, Bart, Hans De Meyer, and Bernard De Baets. 2009. “Optimal Strategies for Symmetric Matrix Games with Partitions.” Bulletin of the Belgian Mathematical Societysimon Stevin 16 (1): 67–89.
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 1.De Schuymer B, De Meyer H, De Baets B. Optimal strategies for symmetric matrix games with partitions. BULLETIN OF THE BELGIAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETYSIMON STEVIN. 2009;16(1):67–89.
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 [1]B. De Schuymer, H. De Meyer, and B. De Baets, “Optimal strategies for symmetric matrix games with partitions,” BULLETIN OF THE BELGIAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETYSIMON STEVIN, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 67–89, 2009.
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