Not available in 2013/14
OR409 Half Unit
Auctions and Game Theory
This information is for the 2013/14 session.
Prof Richard Steinberg NAB 3.08
This course is available on the MSc in Applicable Mathematics, MSc in Management, MSc in Management (CEMS MIM), MSc in Management Science (Decision Sciences), MSc in Management Science (Operational Research) and MSc in Management and Strategy. This course is not available as an outside option.
Students must have a knowledge of mathematics to the level of the undergraduate course MA107 Quantitative Methods in Mathematics.
The course provides an introduction to auctions and game theory. Topics covered are: non-cooperative game theory; cooperative game theory; social choice; auctions; and combinatorial auctions.
16 hours of lectures and 12 hours of seminars in the LT.
Very full lecture notes are provided, and every week a set of problems is given out in the lecture. These are discussed in the following seminars (OR409.A).
Recommended books are: K.G. Binmore, Playing for Real: A Text on Game Theory; Alan D. Taylor, Social Choice and the Mathematics of Manipulation; and P. Cramton, Y. Shoham, and R. Steinberg, Combinatorial Auctions.
Exam (100%, duration: 2 hours) in the main exam period.
Department: Management Science Group
Total students 2012/13: Unavailable
Average class size 2012/13: Unavailable
Value: Half Unit