 backward induction

The process of reasoning backwards in time, from the end of a problem or situation, to determine a sequence of optimal actions.
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Backward induction — is the process of reasoning backwards in time, from the end of a problem or situation, to determine a sequence of optimal actions. It proceeds by first considering the last time a decision might be made and choosing what to do in any situation at … Wikipedia
Induction — Most common meanings * Inductive reasoning, used in science and the scientific method * Mathematical induction, a method of proof in the field of mathematics * Electromagnetic induction in physics and engineering Other articles * Induction (play) … Wikipedia
Induction — • Induction is the conscious mental process by which we pass from the perception of particular phenomena (things and events) to the knowledge of general truths Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Induction Induction … Catholic encyclopedia
Backward compatibility — In the context of telecommunications and computing, a device or technology is said to be backward or downward compatible if it can work with input generated by an older device.[1] If products designed for the new standard can receive, read, view… … Wikipedia
Solution concept — In game theory, a solution concept is a formal rule for predicting how the game will be played. These predictions are called solutions , and describe which strategies will be adopted by players, therefore predicting the result of the game. The… … Wikipedia
Centipede game — In game theory, the centipede game, first introduced by Rosenthal (1981), is an extensive form game in which two players take turns choosing either to take a slightly larger share of a slowly increasing pot, or to pass the pot to the other player … Wikipedia
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John von Neumann — Von Neumann redirects here. For other uses, see Von Neumann (disambiguation). The native form of this personal name is Neumann János. This article uses the Western name order. John von Neumann … Wikipedia
Inequality of arithmetic and geometric means — In mathematics, the inequality of arithmetic and geometric means, or more briefly the AM GM inequality, states that the arithmetic mean of a list of non negative real numbers is greater than or equal to the geometric mean of the same list; and… … Wikipedia