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**therussequilibrium****Member**- Registered: 2012-12-21
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I came to the conclusion...

That, joining this forum was a Nash Equilibrium.

-TheRussEquilibrium

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

Welcome to the forum.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi therussequilibrium,

**Welcome to the forum!**

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi therussequilibrium

Welcome to the forum.

this forum was a Nash Equilibrium.

'was' ? Do you mean that something has recently happened to change this equilibrium state?

If so, what?

That answer to one side for the moment, I think I could find posts that would disprove your assertion.

Interesting .......

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**therussequilibrium****Member**- Registered: 2012-12-21
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Hi Bob!

It would seem that my structure in my assertion was wrong, throwing off data. More correct is my conclusion is: "that joining this forum ** is** a Nash Equilibrium."

And here are my assumptions given my estimated values of what joining would have on our species as a whole.

General Population

| | |

________|_Joining|__Not___|

| 5 | 1|

| | |

Joining | | |

________|_5_____|_3______|

| 3 | 1|

Not | | |

| | |

________|_1_____|_1______|

Joining, from my calculation(maybe I have overestimated what the values truly are) Joining is in one's best interest as advancements in mathematics can only go to bettering the human species as a whole; mathematics, in my humble opinion, is the building blocks to life.

*Last edited by therussequilibrium (2012-12-22 12:39:03)*

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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"that joining this forum is a Nash Equilibrium."

Now that's a statement I wouldn't argue with!!!

And also demonstrates one of the great features of the forum .... a poster, and the person who replies, can both move forward in understanding just by communicating.

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**therussequilibrium****Member**- Registered: 2012-12-21
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You should tell that to my girlfriend.

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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You can quote me on it to her if that helps.

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**Mathegocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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Hi!

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Chance of nash=0.76

The integral of hope is reality.

May bobbym have a wonderful time in the pearly gates of heaven.

He will be sorely missed.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
- Registered: 2011-05-23
- Posts: 16,037

What?

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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I thought it was about .87

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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Please explain me the Nash equilibrium

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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