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$O\left(1/T\right)$ Time-Average Convergence in a Generalization of Multiagent Zero-Sum Games

  title={\$O\left(1/T\right)\$ Time-Average Convergence in a Generalization of Multiagent Zero-Sum Games},
  author={James P. Bailey},
We introduce a generalization of zero-sum network multiagent matrix games and prove that alternating gradient descent converges to the set of Nash equilibria at rate O(1/T ) for this set of games. Alternating gradient descent obtains this convergence guarantee while using fixed learning rates that are four times larger than the optimistic variant of gradient descent. Experimentally, we show with 97.5% confidence that, on average, these larger learning rates result in time-averaged strategies… 

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