This course is discontinued

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Course content

Modeling of strategic situations. Games in extensive and strategic form. Nash equilibrium and alternative concepts of equilibrium. Repeated games. Incomplete information. Theory of negotiations. Management of common resources. Games on renewable resources. In general, game theory tries to model strategic behavior in situations where the outcome depends on the actions of several participants.

Learning outcome

The course gives a basic introduction to modern game theory.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

In addition to fulfilling the Higher Education Entrance Qualification, applicants have to meet the following special admission requirements:

One of these:

  • Mathematics R1
  • Mathematics (S1+S2)

And and in addition one of these:

  • Mathematics (R1+R2)
  • Physics (1+2)
  • Chemistry (1+2)
  • Biology (1+2)
  • Information technology (1+2)
  • Geosciences (1+2)
  • Technology and theories of research (1+2)

The special admission requirements may also be covered by equivalent studies from Norwegian upper secondary school or by other equivalent studies. Read more about special admission requirements (in Norwegian).

Recommended previous knowledge

MAT1100 - Calculus, MAT1110 - Calculus and linear algebra, MAT1120 - Linear algebra, STK1100 - Probability and statistical modelling, and
STK1110 - Statistical methods and data analysis 1.

Overlapping courses

5 credits overlap with ECON4240 - Equilibrium, Welfare and Information

*The information about overlaps is not complete. Contact the department for more information if necessary.

Teaching

Teaching will be given as lectures and exercises.

Examination

One compulsory assignments need to be passed within given deadlines to be allowed to take the final exam. Final mark based on written examination at the end of the semester.


Rules for compulsory assignments at the Department of Mathematics (norwegian only)

Examination support material

Permitted aids at the exam: Approved calculator.
Information about approved calculators (Norwegian only)

Language of examination

Subjects taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English.

You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

This subject offers new examination in the beginning of the subsequent term for candidates who withdraw during an ordinary examination or fail an ordinary examination. Deferred examinations for students who due to illness or other valid reason of absence were unable to sit for their final exams will be arranged at the same time. (These valid reasons has to be documented within given deadlines.)

For general information about new and deferred examination, see
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More information about examination at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences can be found here

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

Evaluation

The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Level

Bachelor

Teaching

This course was held for the last time Spring 2007.

Examination

Teaching language

Norwegian