Discrete Colonel Blotto and General Lotto Games

Authors: 
Sergiu Hart
Abstract: 

A class of integer-valued allocation games -- "General Lotto games" -- is introduced and solved. The results are then applied to analyze the classical discrete "Colonel Blotto games"; in particular, optimal strategies are obtained for all symmetric Colonel Blotto games.

Date: 
October, 2006
Published in: 
International Journal of Game Theory 36 (2008), 3-4, 441-460
Number: 
434