Famous **Dissertations** J., 1951 Over the past 60 years, game theory has been one of the most influential theories in the social sciences, pervasive in economics, political science, business administration, and military strategy – the disciplines most consulted by the powers-that-be for “real-world,” hh-stakes decisions. Nash's 28-page **dissertation** on **non**-**cooperative** **games**, which was written under the supervision of Albert W. Tucker, contained the definition and.

Why was John Nash's 1950 Game Theory paper such a b deal. From what I understand, Nash used fixed point iteration to prove that *non*-zero-sum *games* would also have the analogous result. Unless I'm mistaken, the 1928 paper by John von Neumann demonstrated that all n-player *non*-*cooperative* and zero-sum *games* possess an.

John F. Nash Days later, Cliff Pickover hhted a curious factoid: When Nash wrote his Ph. thesis in 1950, “**Non** **Cooperative** **Games**” at Princeton University, the **dissertation** (you can read it online here) was brief. And it laid the foundation for his **dissertation**, another seminal work in the development of game theory, for which Nash won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1994. He became a doctor in 1950 with a thesis on *dissertation* on *non*-*cooperative* *games*. This thesis was later renamed ‘Nash Equilibrium’ and comprised of.