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Optimal decisions with applications to tactical problems


Restrepo, Rodrigo Alvaro (1955) Optimal decisions with applications to tactical problems. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.


The minmax criterion for optimal decisions is applied to a special class of infinite games. The existence of a solution is established, and some optimal strategies are described completely. The games considered include the so-called "silent duels".

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
Major Option:Mathematics
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Karlin, Samuel
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:1 January 1955
Record Number:CaltechETD:etd-12082003-110540
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ID Code:4851
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Deposited On:11 Dec 2003
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 03:12

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