Games 2012, 3(4), 150-156; doi:10.3390/g3040150

Computer Solution to the Game of Pure Strategy

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Received: 25 August 2012; in revised form: 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
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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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Rhoads GC, Bartholdi L. Computer Solution to the Game of Pure Strategy. Games. 2012; 3(4):150-156.

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Rhoads, Glenn C.; Bartholdi, Laurent. 2012. "Computer Solution to the Game of Pure Strategy." Games 3, no. 4: 150-156.

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