A textbook in the theory of games which discusses the mathematicaltheory of situations involving conflict among rational agents. The problem considered is: How should each agent maximize his expectation of gain. This report not only applies to such games of strategy as chess, bridge, and poker, but also to such studies as economics, statistics, and the theory of military strategy.
McKinsey, J. C. C., Introduction to the Theory of Games. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1952. https://www.rand.org/pubs/reports/R228.html. Also available in print form.
McKinsey, J. C. C., Introduction to the Theory of Games, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, R-228, 1952. As of July 28, 2021: https://www.rand.org/pubs/reports/R228.html