Aeschylos Oresteia
Study Guide
Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides
The ruling family of Argos was subjected to a curse that afflicted generation after
generation
o Starts with Tantalos, a mortal man descended from Zeus
Tantalos prepared a feast
Aeschylos The Persians
Study Guide
The Persians
The play was produced in 472
o 8 years after the Battle of Salamis (which occurred in 480)
Earliest surviving play by Aeschylos, and therefore our oldest surviving fully extant
play from the Athenian theater
Aeschylos Prometheus Bound
Aeschylos and Prometheus Bound
This tragedy is based on the story of Prometheus punishment at the hands of Zeus
o Prometheus means foresight
o Was a Titan, the immortal race that came before the Olympian gods
o He was a particu
Washington University in St. Louis
L32 Political Science 506 Theories of Individual and Collective Choice II
John W. Patty Spring 2012
Syllabus
This course is an introduction to noncooperative game theory with an emphasis on its use in political science.
Midterm Exam # 2: Answers Graduate Game Theory Due April 12th, 2010 at 3pm
This is an open book and open notes exam. Do not discuss the exam with anyone other than Professor Patty prior to 3pm April 12th. The point value is listed for each question. There
Midterm Exam # 2 Graduate Game Theory Due April 12th, 2010 at 3pm
This is an open book and open notes exam. Do not discuss the exam with anyone other than Professor Patty prior to 3pm April 12th. The point value is listed for each question. There are 100
Midterm Exam # 1 Answers Graduate Game Theory Due March 15th, 2010 at 3pm This is an open book and open notes exam. Do not discuss the exam with anyone other than Professor Patty prior to 3pm March 15th. The point value is listed for each question. You ma
Midterm Exam # 1 Graduate Game Theory Due March 28th, 2011 This is an open book and open notes exam. Do not discuss the exam with anyone other than Professor Patty prior to the due date. The point value is listed for each question. 1. Consider the followi
Midterm Exam # 1 Graduate Game Theory Due March 15th, 2010 at 3pm This is an open book and open notes exam. Do not discuss the exam with anyone other than Professor Patty prior to 3pm March 15th. The point value is listed for each question. You may comple
Game Theory Lecture 7 Signaling Games
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Classical Signaling Games: Sender: knows Receiver's preferences state of nature , chooses message, m Receiver: knows Sender's preferences, distribution of Observes message, Infers state of nature, C
Repeated Games
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Stage game: N : finite set of players Ai: finite set of actions for i N A iN Ai: action profiles gi A R: stage payoff function for i N For t 1, H t = (A)t is the set of length-t histories
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t Mixed (behavior) strategy for
Game Theory Lecture 7 Perfect and Sequential Equilibria
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Elimination of Weakly Dominated Strategies PBE (and SPNE) never involve strictly dominated strategies. But they may involve use of a weakly dominated strategy This is demonstrated
Nash Equilibrium
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Recall that ui maps outcomes into payoffs for player i. Let vi S R denote the (expected) payoff of player i. The difference between vi and ui is simply what they take as their inputs: outcomes (ui) or strategies (vi). F
Game Theory Lecture 5 Bayes Nash Equilibrium
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Bayes's Rule Let be a set of states of nature. An event is any subset of . Then, for any state and any event B , the conditional probability that has occurred, given that we know B has occurr
Backwards Induction
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A simple bargaining situation
Player 1: Proposer Propose Decline
Player 2: Responder ,1 Veto Player 1: Proposer 1,0 Override Accept Sign
-1,-1
0,2
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A simple bargaining situation
Player 1: Proposer Propose Decline
Pl
Game Theory Lecture 8 Bargaining Models
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Rubinstein's Bargaining Game 2 players dividing a fixed pie Complete and perfect information bargaining Players alternate making offers After each offer, the other player accepts (a = 1) or reject
Game Theory Lecture 1 Decision Theory and Game Forms
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The Theory of Choice & Expected Utility Classical decision theory no uncertainty with finite choices: Weak orders with infinite choices: Weak orders + technical conditions Decision-ma
Homework Assignment #7 Graduate Game Theory Due Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 at 11:59pm. Prepare your answers in LaTeX and email to Gordon and Professor Patty. 1. Consider the following public good provision model with n players, N = cfw_1, n. At the begin
Homework Assignment #6 Graduate Game Theory Due March 29th. Note. In the bargaining games discussed below, a stage-game undominated voting strategy is one in which a player votes with probability one for any proposal that is strictly higher than his or he
Homework Assignment #6 Graduate Game Theory Due Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 11:59pm. Prepare your answers in LaTeX and email to Gordon and Professor Patty. Find at least one perfect Bayesian equilibrium for each of the following games.
=A 1 a 2 a 2 0 b