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"Minimax Play at Wimbledon",
by Mark Walker and John Wooders.
abstract for the non-technical reader
is available for this paper.
"Minimax Play with Professional Players",
by Ignacio Palacios-Huerta, which is about soccer players' strategic behavior.
Decision Analysis, by Howard Raiffa. This book was originally published by Addison-Wesley in 1968 but has long been out of print. It's on reserve at the Library. The parts of the book that you should read for this course are also available in
one large file
(8 MB), or in several smaller files:
excerpt from Chapter 4 (pp. 51-74, 103).
"Evaluating Uncertain Evidence with Sir Thomas Bayes",
by Steven C Salop,
Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1987. (Pages 155-160.)
An article about using Bayes' Rule to evaluate legal evidence.
"Choice Under Uncertainty: Problems Solved and Unsolved",
by Mark Machina,
Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1987. (Pages 121-124.)
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