Writing Project (Fall, 2005)

Mathematics 483 (Game Theory)

Joseph Malkevitch
Mathematics and Computing Department
York College (CUNY)
Jamaica, New York 11451-0001

Email: joeyc@cunyvm.cuny.edu
web page: www.york.cuny.edu/~malk

Due Date:

by November 22, 2005 (Monday)

a. Write a biographical essay about some contributor to the theory of games which includes some discussion of the person's contribution.


b. Write an essay about some situation that has occurred in economics, political science, or psychology where game theory has proved to be helpful in giving insight into the situation.

Length: Minimum 600 words; no maximum.


a. Regard this as a first draft and we will work together towards improving the first draft. Your work can be typed or hand written, preferably the former.

Final Version:

December 13, 2005 (Monday)

b. Do not fail to attend class on November 22 (December 13). I would rather have the draft (final version) late rather than you cut class so that you do not have to hand it in.