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            Spanning Tree Results For Graphs And Multigraphs: A Matrix-theoretic Approach

            Spanning Tree Results For Graphs And Multigraphs: A Matrix-theoretic Approach (Hardback)

            By Saccoman, John T.; Gross, Daniel J.; Suffel, Charles L.

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            In this work, we consider the optimization problem of maximizing the number of spanning trees among graphs and multigraphs in the same class, i.e. having a fixed number of nodes and a fixed number of edges. Since a spanning tree is a minimally connected subgraph, graphs and multi...graphs having more of these are, in some sense, immune to disconnection by edge failure. The authors envision this as a research aid that is of particular interest to graduate students or advanced undergraduate students and researchers in the area of network reliability theory. This would encompass graph theorists of all stripes, including mathematicians, computer scientists, electrical and computer engineers, and operations researchers.
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            ISBN 9789814566032
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2014
            Publisher World Scientific Publishing Co
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Games and Decisions
              

            Games and Decisions (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Luce, Robert Duncan; Raiffa, Howard

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            Superb non-technical introduction to game theory, primarily applied to social sciences. Clear, comprehensive coverage of utility theory, 2-person zero-sum games, 2-person non-zero-sum games, n-person games, individual and group decision-making, more. Bibliography.

            ISBN 9780486659435
            Publisher Dover Publications Inc.
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Dover Books on Mathematics
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            Adventure Games: Playing the Outsider
             

            Adventure Games: Playing the Outsider (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Reed, Aaron A.; Murray, John; Salter, Anastasia

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            The genre of adventure games is frequently overlooked. Lacking the constantly-evolving graphics and graphic violence of their counterparts in first-person and third-person shooters or role-playing games, they are often marketed to and beloved by players outside of mainstream game... communities. While often forgotten by both the industry and academia, adventure games have had (and continue to have) a surprisingly wide influence on contemporary games, in categories including walking simulators, hidden object games, visual novels, and bestselling titles from companies like Telltale and Campo Santo. In this examination of heirs to the genre's legacy, the authors examine the genre from multiple perspectives, connecting technical analysis with critical commentary and social context. This will be the first book to consider this important genre from a comprehensive and transdisciplinary perspective. Drawing upon methods from platform studies, software studies, media studies, and literary studies, they reveal the genre's ludic and narrative origins and patterns, where character (and the player's embodiment of a character) is essential to the experience of play and the choices within a game. A deep structural analysis of adventure games also uncovers an unsteady balance between sometimes contradictory elements of story, exploration, and puzzles: with different games and creators employing a multitude of different solutions to resolving this tension.
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            ISBN 9781501385827
            Released NZ 26 Aug 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Approaches to Digital Game Studies
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            Video Game Level Design: How to Create Video Games with Emotion, Interaction, and Engagement

            Video Game Level Design: How to Create Video Games with Emotion, Interaction, and Engagement (Hardback)

            By Salmond, Michael

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            Explains what level design is and how to use it to make engaging video games --

            ISBN 9781350099500
            Released NZ 11 Feb 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Required Reading Range
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            Strategy: An Introduction to Game Theory
             

            Strategy: An Introduction to Game Theory (Paperback, Third International Student Edition)

            By Watson, Joel

            • RRP: $181.99
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            The perfect balance of readability and formalism.

            ISBN 9780393920826
            Released NZ 10 May 2013
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Game Theory and the Social Contract: Playing Fair: v. 1: Playing Fair

            Game Theory and the Social Contract: Playing Fair: v. 1: Playing Fair (Hardback)

            By Binmore, Ken

            Argues that game theory provides a systematic tool for investigating ethical matters. The text reinterprets classical social contract ideas and generates new insights into the fundamental questions of social philosophy.

            ISBN 9780262023634
            Released NZ 15 Mar 1994
            Publisher MIT Press Ltd
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Series Economic Learning and Social Evolution
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            Game Theory and Economic Analysis: A Quiet Revolution in Economics
             

            Game Theory and Economic Analysis: A Quiet Revolution in Economics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Schmidt, Christian

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            Taking the reader through a concise history of game theory this collection presents original pieces of work that are relevant to game theory as a whole. The essays cover new applications of game theory to industrial and financial economics.

            ISBN 9780415753517
            Released NZ 15 Aug 2014
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Adventure Games: Playing the Outsider
             

            Adventure Games: Playing the Outsider (Hardback)

            By Reed, Aaron A.; Murray, John; Salter, Anastasia

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            Drawing upon methods from platform studies, software studies, media studies, and literary studies, Adventure Games reveals the genre's ludic (playful) and narrative origins and patterns, where character (and the player's embodiment of a character) is essential to the experience o...f play and the choices within a game --
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            ISBN 9781501346545
            Released NZ 5 Sep 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Approaches to Digital Game Studies
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            Optimal Transport Networks In Nature

            Optimal Transport Networks In Nature (Hardback)

            By Kizilova, Natalya

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            Presents a range of data on geometry and topology of long-distance liquid transport networks in nature including circulatory and respiratory systems of mammals, trophic fluid transport systems of animals, and conducting systems of higher plants.

            ISBN 9789812838735
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher World Scientific Publishing Co
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Series in Mathematical Biology and Medicine
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            The History Of Game Theory, Volume 1: From the Beginnings to 1945
             

            The History Of Game Theory, Volume 1: From the Beginnings to 1945 (Hardback)

            By Dimand, Mary-Ann; Dimand, Robert W.

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            This first volume (of three) examines the methodological origins of game theory up to the Second World War. It adds to the understanding of game theory's contentious roots and offers insights into modern applications of the theory.

            ISBN 9780415072571
            Released NZ 8 Aug 1996
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Studies in the History of Economics
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