On Differential Games with Survival Payoffs.

by Herbert E. Scarf

Purchase

Purchase Print Copy

 FormatList Price Price
Add to Cart Paperback18 pages $15.00 $12.00 20% Web Discount

A proof that under certain conditions the upper and lower values of approximating games converge actually to the same function. A class of survival games in an arbitrary [n]-dimensional region R and with an arbitrary payoff function [f(x)] on the boundary is considered. It is assumed that neither player can force the state of the game to proceed in any direction. (See also RM-1480.) 18 pp.

This report is part of the RAND Corporation Paper series. The paper was a product of the RAND Corporation from 1948 to 2003 that captured speeches, memorials, and derivative research, usually prepared on authors' own time and meant to be the scholarly or scientific contribution of individual authors to their professional fields. Papers were less formal than reports and did not require rigorous peer review.

The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.