# MAT199: Deciding Wisely/ Winning Games

This is the homepage of Erich Prisner's MAT199, Franklin College, Fall 2008.

Description of all games considered
Essay Writing
Group Writing Project
Homework 1
Solutions to Homework 1
Homework 2
Solutions to Homework 2
Homework 3
Solutions to Homework 3
Homework 4
Test 1, Other version of Test 1
Solutions to Test 1
Test 2, Other version of Test 2
Solutions to Test 2
Solutions to Test 3

## Week 0:

We meet on Saturday and Monday for registration.

## Week 1:

 Week 1 Aug 27: Submit Warm up 1 before class. Aug 28: Introduction, Simultaneous Games

## Week 2:

 Week 2 Sept 1: Submit Warm up 2 before class. Sept 2: Simultaneous Games Sept 3: Submit Warm up 3 before class. Sept 4: Simultaneous Games

## Week 3:

 Week 3 Sept 8: Submit Warm up 4 before class. Start with Homework 1 for Simultaneous Games. Sept 9: Sequential Games I: Sept 10: Submit Warm up 5 before class. Do Homework 1 for Simultaneous Games. Sept 11: Homework 1 for Simultaneous Games due. Sequential Games I: , LegislatorsVote

## Week 4:

 Week 4 Sept 15: Submit Warm up 6 before class. Sept 16: Writing Workshop, Essay Topic Selection Sept 17: Sept 18: Test 1 on Simultaneous Games (the solutions are here). Matching Chairs

## Week 5:

 Week 5 Sept 22: Submit Warm up 8 before class. Sept 23: Probability, Expected Value, France 1654, More on Simultaneous and Sequential Games Sept 24: Submit Warm up 9 before class. Start to work on the Homework 2 for Sequential Games and Probability. Sept 25: DMA Soccer I Sat, Sept 27 & Sunday, Sept 28: Mountain Retreat

## Week 6:

 Week 6 Sept 30: Library Workshop Oct 1: Oct 2: Do Homework 2 for Sequential Games and Probability. Games.

## Week 7:

 Week 7 Oct 6: Submit Warm up 10 before class. Homework 2 for for Sequential Games and Probability due, finish Draft 1 of the Essay. Oct 7: Draft 1 of the Essay due. DMA Soccer I, Sequential Games II: Perfect Information but Randomness Oct 8: Submit Warm up 11 before class. Oct 9: Test 2 on Sequential Games and Probability, Please read Extensive Form of General Games in the week after Academic Travel.

## Week 9:

 Enjoy your travel, and come back safely!

## Week 10:

I am on a conference in Mexico, giving an invited talk. No class. Please read Extensive Form of General Games.

## Week 11:

 Week 11 Nov 3: Nov 4: Mini Blackjack and Card Counting I Nov 5: Submit Warm up 12 before class. Nov 6: Extensive Form of General Games

## Week 12:

 Week 12 Nov 10: Submit Warm up 13 before class. Nov 11: Normal Form and Strategies Nov 12: Nov 13: Normal Form and Strategies

## Week 13:

 Week 13 Nov 17: Submit Warm up 15 before class. finish Draft 2 of the Essay Nov 18: Mixed Strategies Draft 2 of the Essay due. Nov 19: finish Draft 1 of the Writing Project. Nov 20: Draft 1 of the Writing Project due.

## Week 14:

 Week 14 Nov 24: Finish Homework 3 Nov 25: Homework 3 due. Make-Up class: Nov 26: Presentations. finish Final Version of the Essay Nov 27: Final Version of the Essay due. Test 3.

## Week 15:

 Week 15 Dec 1: Dec 2: Dec 3: Dec 4: Dec 5: Showcase

## Week 16:

 Week 16 Dec 8: Dec 9: Dec 10: Dec 11: Dec 12: 18:30-20:30 Final Presentations