cooperative game

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Noun[edit]

cooperative game (plural cooperative games)

  1. (game theory) Informally, a game formalized using a function that assigns to each coalition of players a real number representing the payoff that the coalition can gain if it is formed, without specifying how the outcome is divided among the participants of the coalition; upon the execution of the game, each player can be a member of at most one coalition.

Usage notes[edit]

The function mentioned in the definition is called characteristic function.