So, I've finally had some time to get back to the linear programming
followup. You might want to go back and look at the earlier post to remember what I was talking about.
The basic idea is that we've got a system we'd like to optimize. The constraints of the system are defined by a set of linear…
In my last post on game theory, I said that you could find an optimal
probabilistic grand strategy for any two-player, simultaneous move, zero-sum game.
It's done through something called linear programming. But linear programming
is useful for a whole lot more than just game theory.
(blows off the dust since the last entry)
(Life trumped blogging; my first child was born in March)
Just before I went into the parent tunnel, which is awesome by the by, I attended a seminar conducted by Niels Windfeld Lund, General Manager of the World Opera.
Not my usual event. But music's…
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