 
Summary: Cooperative Game Theory
Introduction
Anna Khmelnitskaya
SaintPetersburg State University, Russia
email: a.khmelnitskaya@math.utwente.nl
GATE Master's course 20112012
Research Master/M2 GAEXA "Game Theory, Experiments, Applied Econometrics"
January 6, 17, 2012
Anna Khmelnitskaya Cooperative Game Theory
Game Theory
Common features of all games:
1 there is a set of at least two players;
2 players follow a number of of rules;
3 interests of distinct players are different.
Game theory (GT) is a theory of rational behavior of agents (people) with
nonidentical interests.
Game theory can be defined as the theory of mathematical models of conflict and
cooperation between intelligent rational decisionmakers.
Its area of applications extends considerably beyond games in the usual sense.
Game theory is applicable whenever at least two individualspeople, companies,
