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dc.contributor.authorIqbal, A.-
dc.contributor.authorMasson, V.-
dc.contributor.authorAbbott, D.-
dc.identifier.citationRoyal Society Open Science, 2017; 4(12):171484-1-171484-10-
dc.description.abstractSelten’s game is a kidnapping model where the probability of capturing the kidnapper is independent of whether the hostage has been released or executed. Most often, in view of the elevated sensitivities involved, authorities put greater effort and resources into capturing the kidnapper if the hostage has been executed, in contrast with the case when a ransom is paid to secure the hostage’s release. In this paper, we study the asymmetric game when the probability of capturing the kidnapper depends on whether the hostage has been executed or not and find a new uniquely determined perfect equilibrium point in Selten’s game.-
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityAzhar Iqbal, Virginie Masson and Derek Abbott-
dc.publisherThe Royal Society-
dc.rights©2017 The Authors. Published by the Royal Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, provided the original author and source are credited.-
dc.subjectGame theory; kidnapping; Selten’s model of kidnapping; subgame perfection-
dc.titleKidnapping model: an extension of Selten’s game-
dc.typeJournal article-
dc.identifier.orcidIqbal, A. [0000-0002-5221-9384]-
dc.identifier.orcidMasson, V. [0000-0002-3597-3019]-
dc.identifier.orcidAbbott, D. [0000-0002-0945-2674]-
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