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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. doi:10.7907/407X-C664.


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.))
Subject Keywords:(Mathematics and Physics)
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
Major Option:Mathematics
Minor Option:Physics
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:06 Jul 2023 20:15

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