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Games 2012, 3(4), 150-156; doi:10.3390/g3040150
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Computer Solution to the Game of Pure Strategy

1,*  and 2,*
1 University of Maryland, University College, 3501 University Blvd. East, Adelphi, MD, USA 2 Mathematical Institute, Georg-August University, Bunsenstraße 3-5, D-37073 Göttingen, Germany
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Received: 25 August 2012 / Revised: 11 October 2012 / Accepted: 1 November 2012 / Published: 8 November 2012
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Abstract

We numerically solve the classical "Game of Pure Strategy" using linear programming. We notice an intricate even-odd behaviour in the results of our computations that seems to encourage odd or maximal bids.
Keywords: goofspiel; game theory; linear programming; dynamic programming goofspiel; game theory; linear programming; dynamic programming
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Rhoads, G.C.; Bartholdi, L. Computer Solution to the Game of Pure Strategy. Games 2012, 3, 150-156.

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