16 - 3 - Applications of Colonel Blotto

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Game Theory
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"We've learned that Blotto, which was developed for warfare for putting troops on fronts, applies to a whole bunch of different stuff. It applies for the Electoral College, to terrorism, to trials, to sports, even hiring decisions. And we can get insights from Blotto to all those different environments. We've already seen from Blotto that any position can be beaten by somebody else. We've also seen that you don't need all your troops to win. What we're gonna do in the next lecture is see how much of an advantage it is to really have more troops. And what you should do. So, if you're at a disadvantage, if you don't have all those troops. "- Transcript from Scott Page Coursera
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Scott Page Model Thinking MOOC Course