MATH4250 - Game Theory - 2015/16

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  • The scope of the mid-term is Chapter 1-3 of lecture notes.

General Information


  • Lau Chi Hin
    • Office: LSB 208
    • Tel: 3943 7987
    • Email:

Teaching Assistant

  • Liu Cairong
    • Office: LSB 222A
    • Tel: 3943 3575
    • Email:
  • Wu Yufeng
    • Office: LSB 222A
    • Tel: 3943 3575
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Monday 14:30-16:15, LSB LT2; Tuesday 13:30-14:15, LHC 103
  • Tutorial: Tuesday 12:30-13:15, LHC 103

Course Description

Principles and techniques of game theory, matrix games, minimax theorem and calculation of optimal strategies, cooperative and non-cooperative solutions of bimatrix games, coalitional games and applications. Students taking this course are expected to have knowledge in linear algebra.


  • Peter Morris: Introduction to Game Theory, Springer 1994

Lecture Notes

Tutorial Notes



Assessment Scheme

Assignments 10%
Mid-term exam (March 7 Monday) 40%
Final 50%

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Last updated: April 18, 2016 13:36:33