The Advantage of the Initiative

  title={The Advantage of the Initiative},
  author={Jos W. H. M. Uiterwijk and H. Jaap van den Herik},
  journal={Inf. Sci.},
Recently, the list of solved two-person zero-sum games with perfect information has increased. The state of current knowledge is that many games are a win for the ®rst player, some games are draws, and only a few games are a win for the second player. For games with three outcomes (won, drawn, lost) a game is commonly de®ned as fair if the theoretical value of the game is drawn. For these games as well as for games with two outcomes (won, lost) we were tempted to examine which concepts… CONTINUE READING

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