Lecture notesI'll post my lecture slides and other materials here as the semester proceeds. Tues, Jan 25: Lecture 1: Introduction. Homework 1 is due Feb. 1. Tues, Feb 1: Lecture 2: Analyzing NormalForm Games. Homework 2 is due Feb. 8. Feb 1, 3, 8: Lecture 3: More about NormalForm Games. Homework 3 is due Feb 15. Feb 8: Lecture 4a: ExtensiveForm Games. Feb 10, 15: Lecture 4b: GameTree Search. Feb 15: Programming Project 1 (due at noon on March 7), and the game driver (version 3). Feb 17: Lecture 4c: Lookahead Pathology. Homework 4 is due Feb 24). Feb 17, 22: Lecture 5a: ImperfectInformation Games. Homework 5 is due March 1. Feb 24: Lecture 5b: ZeroSum ImperfectInformation Games Feb 24, Mar 1, Mar 3: Lecture 6a: Repeated Games Mar 3, 8: Lecture 6b: Stochastic Games Mar 10: review for the midterm exam Mar 15: midterm exam Mar 17: Programming Project 2 (due at noon on April 8), and the game driver. Apr 5: Lecture 6c: Evolutionary Games. Homework 6 is due April 14. Apr 7:Lecture 7a: IncompleteInformation Games Apr 12: Lecture 7b: Strategies and Equilibria for IncompleteInformation Games. Homework 7 is due April 21. Apr 14: Project 3 (due May 5) and the game driver. Apr 14, 19: Lecture 8: Coalitional Games. Homework 8 is due April 28. Apr 19: guest presentation by Brandon Wilson, on search algorithms for multiplayer games Apr 21: Lecture 9: Miscellany. Apr 26: guest lecture by Inon Zuckerman on multiplayer games, errorminimizing minimax, and focal points Apr 28: guest lecture by Mohammad Hajiaghayi, on adword auctions May 3: guest presentation by Eric Raboin on game theoretic robotics. Return homework 6. May 5: instead of our class, go to Joe Henrich's colloquium talk: 3.30 pm in BioPsych 1208 May 10: last class: review for the final exam. Return all remaining homework. May 18, 10:3012:30: final exam 
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Location & time: 1122 CSIC, Tues/Thurs 3:30–4:45 Textbook: LeytonBrown and Shoham, Essentials of Game Theory. Morgan & Claypool, 2008.
Discussion forum: web site and RSS feed Topics to be covered: here is a tentative list; it may change somewhat as the semester progresses Prerequisite: CMSC 351 This course will count for Area 2 (the 42x courses) in the CS degree requirements.
