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Saddlepoints and von Neumann Minimax Theorem

  1. Behzad Hezarkhani

Published Online: 15 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470400531.eorms0739

Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

How to Cite

Hezarkhani, B. 2011. Saddlepoints and von Neumann Minimax Theorem. Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. .

Author Information

  1. Memorial University, Faculty of Business Administration, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2011

Abstract

This section introduces the basic properties of two-person zero-sum (TPZS) games and presents their general solution concepts.

Keywords:

  • two-person zero-sum games;
  • pure strategy;
  • mixed strategy;
  • saddlepoint;
  • minimax theorem;
  • solution concept