Book Review | Jane Austen, Game Theorist3 min read . Updated: 09 Aug 2013, 03:03 PM IST
'Jane Austen, Game Theorist', by Michael Suk-Young Chwe, delightfully blends two very different subjects: game theory and literature
What could possibly link women trying to understand their interpersonal relationships and a tool developed by Cold Warriors trying to understand arcane details of Soviet Nuclear strategy? A lot. Conceived as a game theoretic study of Jane Austen’s six novels, Jane Austen, Game Theorist, by Michael Suk-Young Chwe, a professor of political science at the University of California Los Angeles, goes much beyond its seeming ambit and blends two very different subjects—game theory and literature—delightfully.
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