## An Introduction to Linear Programming and Game Theory

### Paul R. Thie; Gerard E. Keough

2.57 avg rating
( 7 ratings by Goodreads )

Praise for the Second Edition:

"This is quite a well-done book: very tightly organized, better-than-average exposition, and numerous examples, illustrations, and applications."
—Mathematical Reviews of the American Mathematical Society

An Introduction to Linear Programming and Game Theory, Third Edition presents a rigorous, yet accessible, introduction to the theoretical concepts and computational techniques of linear programming and game theory. Now with more extensive modeling exercises and detailed integer programming examples, this book uniquely illustrates how mathematics can be used in real-world applications in the social, life, and managerial sciences, providing readers with the opportunity to develop and apply their analytical abilities when solving realistic problems.

This Third Edition addresses various new topics and improvements in the field of mathematical programming, and it also presents two software programs, LP Assistant and the Solver add-in for Microsoft Office Excel, for solving linear programming problems. LP Assistant, developed by coauthor Gerard Keough, allows readers to perform the basic steps of the algorithms provided in the book and is freely available via the book's related Web site. The use of the sensitivity analysis report and integer programming algorithm from the Solver add-in for Microsoft Office Excel is introduced so readers can solve the book's linear and integer programming problems. A detailed appendix contains instructions for the use of both applications.

Additional features of the Third Edition include:

• A discussion of sensitivity analysis for the two-variable problem, along with new examples demonstrating integer programming, non-linear programming, and make vs. buy models
• Revised proofs and a discussion on the relevance and solution of the dual problem

• A section on developing an example in Data Envelopment Analysis

• An outline of the proof of John Nash's theorem on the existence of equilibrium strategy pairs for non-cooperative, non-zero-sum games

Providing a complete mathematical development of all presented concepts and examples, Introduction to Linear Programming and Game Theory, Third Edition is an ideal text for linear programming and mathematical modeling courses at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels. It also serves as a valuable reference for professionals who use game theory in business, economics, and management science.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

PAUL R. THIE, PhD, is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at Boston College. Dr. Thie has authored numerous journal articles in the areas of mathematical programming and several complex variables.

GERARD E. KEOUGH, PhD, is Associate Professor and former chair of the Department of Mathematics at Boston College. He has written extensively on operator theory, functional analysis, and the use of technology in mathematics. Dr. Keough is the coauthor of Getting Started with Maple, Second Edition and Getting Started with Mathematica, Second Edition, both published by Wiley.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US\$ 140.00
US\$ 56.83

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

### Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

International Edition

## 1.AN INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR PROGRAMMING AND GAME THEORY

ISBN 10: 0470232862 ISBN 13: 9780470232866
New Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller:
firstbookstore
(New Delhi, India)
Rating

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Brand New Paperback International Edition, Perfect Condition. Printed in English. Excellent Quality, Service and customer satisfaction guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # AIND-39722

US\$ 56.83
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition

## 2.AN INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR PROGRAMMING AND GAME THEORY

ISBN 10: 0470232862 ISBN 13: 9780470232866
New Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
Bookshub
(Karol Bagh, India)
Rating

Book Description Book Condition: New. New. International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Perfect condition. Customer satisfaction our priority. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-FEB-133307

US\$ 57.45
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition

## 3.AN INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR PROGRAMMING AND GAME THEORY

ISBN 10: 0470232862 ISBN 13: 9780470232866
New Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
EBOOKSTORE2010
(New Delhi, ND, India)
Rating

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New. SoftCover International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Customer Satisfaction guaranteed!!. Bookseller Inventory # SHUB133307

US\$ 57.50
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition

## 4.AN INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR PROGRAMMING AND GAME THEORY

ISBN 10: 0470232862 ISBN 13: 9780470232866
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller:
(STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description Book Condition: New. Brand New Paperback International Edition.We Ship to PO BOX Address also. EXPEDITED shipping option also available for faster delivery. Bookseller Inventory # AUSBNEW-39722

US\$ 60.41
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition

## 5.AN INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR PROGRAMMING AND GAME THEORY

ISBN 10: 0470232862 ISBN 13: 9780470232866
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
Basi6 International
(Irving, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New, SoftCover International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Excellent Customer Service. Bookseller Inventory # ABEUSA-133307

US\$ 60.42
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 6.An Introduction to Linear Programming and Game Theory

ISBN 10: 0470232862 ISBN 13: 9780470232866
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description Wiley-Interscience, 2017. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # P110470232862

US\$ 89.38
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 7.An Introduction to Linear Programming and Game Theory

ISBN 10: 0470232862 ISBN 13: 9780470232866
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description Wiley-Interscience. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0470232862 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0176743

US\$ 101.60
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 8.An Introduction to Linear Programming and Game Theory (Hardback)

Published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470232862 ISBN 13: 9780470232866
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating

US\$ 121.41
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 9.An Introduction to Linear Programming and Game Theory (Hardback)

Published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470232862 ISBN 13: 9780470232866
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating

US\$ 123.27
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 10.An Introduction to Linear Programming and Game Theory

ISBN 10: 0470232862 ISBN 13: 9780470232866
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating

Book Description Wileyand#8211;Blackwell, 2008. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # FW-9780470232866

US\$ 113.53
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 11.89
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds