Bayesian games: Games with incomplete information

Authors: 
Shmuel Zamir
Abstract: 

An encyclopedia article on games with incomplete information. Table of contents:1. Definition of the subject and its importance2. Introduction: Modeling incomplete information3. Harsanyi’s model: The notion of type4. Aumann’s model5. Harsanyi’s model and the hierarchies of beliefs6. The Universal Belief Space7. Belief subspaces8. Consistent beliefs and Common prior9. Bayesian games and Bayesian equilibrium10. Bayesian equilibrium and Correlated equilibrium11. Concluding remarks and future directions12. Bibliography

Date: 
June, 2008
Published in: 
Encyclopedia of Complexity and System Science, Bob Meyers (ed.), Springer (forthcoming)
Number: 
486