Course code
Game Theory
Dr. Liu Chun Lung (Kelvin)
Office Rm 202A, LSB
Office number 3943 7969
Teaching assistants
Name Email
Chan Tsz Lung
Lo Chiu Hong
YIA LT 6 (Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park)
18:30 - 21:15 on Thursdays (9/9, 16/9, 23/9, 30/9, 7/10, 21/10, 28/10, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 2/12, 9/12, 16/12)
Course description

This course is designed for the M.Sc. Programme in Mathematics. This course aims to introduce the principles and techniques of game theory. Students are expected to have knowledge in linear algebra.

  1. Two person zero-sum games
  2. Linear programming
  3. Two person non zero-sum games
  4. Games in extensive form
  5. N-person non-cooperative games
  6. N-person cooperative games
Lecture notes and homeworks
Do not distribute without the authors' permission.
  1. Introduction to Game Theory by Morris, Peter
  2. Game Theory and Strategy by Philip D. Straffin, Jr
Homeworks (total will be multiplied by 1.1, but ceiling at 10%) 10%
Midterm exam will be given on Oct. 21, 19:00 - 21:00 40%
Final exam will be given on Dec. 16, 18:30 - 21:15 50%
Academic honesty

The Chinese University of Hong Kong places very high importance on honesty in academic work submitted by students, and adopts a policy of zero tolerance on cheating and plagiarism. Any related offence will lead to disciplinary action including termination of studies at the University.

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and thereby help avoid any practice that would not be acceptable.