Game theory

This is an area of applied mathematics that attempts to analyze the progress and results of the competition of individuals that utilize different strategies to maximize their returns. Game theory indicates that the success of individual strategies is frequently dependent on their representation in the population. Some strategies that are very successful when rare can be very unsuccessful when used more frequently.

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