Game Theory Pragmatics: A Challenge for AI

Yoav Shoham

Game theory has been playing an increasingly visible role in computer science in general and AI in particular, most notably in the area of multiagent systems. I briefly list the areas where most of the action has been in the past decade or so. I then suggest that going forward, the most dramatic interaction between computer science and game theory—with a special role for AI—could be around what might be called game theory pragmatics.

Subjects: 7.1 Multi-Agent Systems; 7. Distributed AI

Submitted: Apr 15, 2008

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