Is this a joke?
Can anyone in his or her right mind believe that Simon's work was either
informed by or supported game theory in general or Nash equilibrium in
I would happily stand a drink for the person suggesting the most
trenchant and/or amusing link between the work of Herbert Simon and John
Nash -- or, indeed, between Nash equilibrium and complexity. The prize
to be awarded at the World Conference on Social Simulation.
> The Herbert A. Simon Award for contributions to
> the study of Complex Systems will be presented to
> John F. Nash, Jr.
> for his analysis of
> Game Theory
> at the International Conference on Complex Systems
> June 25-30, Boston, MA.
Professor of Social Simulation
Centre for Policy Modelling
Manchester Metropolitan University
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