MMAT5360 - Game Theory - 2019/20

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  • ZOOM link for lectures:
    Meeting ID: 692 767 995
    Password: 611858
  • The assessment scheme has been revised. The mid-term exam is replaced by a take home exercise. An online final exam will be conducted on 27 April (Monday) 19:00.
  • The take home exercise will be released in the lecture on 20 April through BlackBoard. The deadline of submitting the take home exercise is 22 April (Wednesday) 23:59.
  • We will have online lectures on 30 March, 6 April and 20 April. There will be no lecture on the Easter holiday 13 April. The final exam will be started at 19:00 on 27 April.
  • You may bring hard copies of the notes for the zoom final exam on 27 April. Your student id should be ready for checking and you need to switch on the camera during the exam. You cannot access the internet during the exam except using Zoom.

General Information


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

Teaching Assistant

  • Yuan Hongwei
    • Office: AB1 614
    • Tel: 3943 4109
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Monday 18:30-21:15, WMY 505

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

Class Notes



Assessment Scheme

Assignments 20%
Take home exercise (Deadline: 22 April (Wednesday) 23:59) 30%
Online final exam (27 April) 19:00 50%

Assessment Policy

Last updated: April 25, 2020 14:08:01