dominant strategy

dominant strategy

[′däm·ə·nənt ′strad·ə·jē]
(mathematics)
Relative to a given pure strategy for one player of a game, a second pure strategy for that player that has at least as great a payoff as the given strategy for any pure strategy of the opposing player.
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"Thus, because the treated group had lower costs and this strategy was more effective, administration of betamethasone to women at risk for late preterm birth was judged to be a dominant strategy, which is defined as one in which costs are lower and effectiveness is higher than a comparator (incremental cost-effectiveness ratio [ICER], -23 986)," Dr.
The LNG-IUS was superior to all alternatives in terms of both cost and quality, making it the dominant strategy. The 5-year cost for the LNG-IUS was $4,500, about half the cost of endometrial ablation ($9,500) and about one-third the cost of hysterectomy ($13,500).
Again these prescriptions worked in a few countries and export led development became a dominant strategy. However, a large chunk of countries from Africa, Latin America and South Asia turned out to be a net loser in this regard.
Then, we give some results on the existence of symmetric Nash equilibria and dominant strategy equilibria in general topological spaces without any convexity structure (geometrical or abstract).
If the dominant strategy is to just buy all the companies in the index, then companies that are too small or silly for the index are less likely to go public.
A key finding in the report is that the dominant strategy for SAP licensees, selected by 89 percent of respondents, is to continue running their current proven SAP ERP releases, given that the rich functionality of their current releases meet business needs and also form the foundation of a preferred hybrid IT model.
Hybrid, however, remains the most dominant strategy for cloud adoption going forward, according to the survey.
This means that the probability that the driver selects "the pedestrian gives priority to the vehicle" as the dominant strategy is relatively high.
My greatest fear is whether such a dominant strategy will shift to U.S.
New and innovative product launches was the dominant strategy adopted by key industry participants to increase their market share and cater to unmet needs.
If the manufacturer is willing to share a sufficiently large portion of quality investment for both products, cooperating with a single supplier can be a dominant strategy for the quality level; otherwise, the strategy of developing two competing suppliers can provide the highest product quality.
Importsubstitution industrialization that began as the dominant strategy in the 1950s persisted through the 1960s80s, with the controls replaced by protective tariffs, and has since lingered.

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