Evolution and the Theory of Games download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Maynard Smith

Evolution and the Theory of Games download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Maynard Smith year 2013
  • Book name: Evolution and the Theory of Games
  • Author: John Maynard Smith
  • Release date: 2013/4/23
  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780521288842
  • Rating: 9.05 of 10
  • Votes: 439
  • Review by: Eliana Mattison
  • Review rating: 8.22 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/6
  • Total pages: 234
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In this 1982 book, the theory of games, first developed to analyse economic behaviour, is modified so that it can be applied to evolving populations. John Maynard Smith's concept of an evolutionarily stable strategy is relevant whenever the best thing for an animal or plant to do depends on what others are doing. The theory leads to testable predictions about the evolution of behaviour, of sex and genetic systems, and of growth and life history patterns. This book contains a full account of the theory, and of the data relevant to it. The account is aimed at senior undergraduate and graduate students, teachers and research workers in animal behaviour, population genetics and evolutionary biology. The book will also be of interest to mathematicians and game theorists; the mathematics has been largely confined to appendixes so that the main text may be easily followed by biologists.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 11H38M5S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Evolution, Biology, Life Sciences
  • Available formats: DOC, WORD, TXT, EPUB, PPTX, TCR, PDF, OEB. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, TZO, CBC, RZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 64.24 USD
  • Dimensions: 144x215x13mm
  • Weight: 330g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, United Kingdom
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