Game Theory
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Theoretical construct used in applied mathematics to analyze certain situations in which there is an interplay between parties that may have similar, opposed, or mixed interests. In a typical game, decisionmaking "players," who each have their own goals, try to gain advantage over the other parties by anticipating each other's decisions; the game is finally resolved as a consequence of the players' decisions.
Descriptor ID 
D005716

MeSH Number(s) 
G17.388

Concept/Terms 
Game Theory Game Theory
 Game Theories
 Theories, Game
 Theory, Game

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