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Game Theory is a sub-branch of economics. In fact, Economics Stack Exchange has many questions tagged with . We also have some questions tagged with this tag. However, to me, given that I'm not an expert in this topic (I only know about minimax and similar adversarial search algorithms applied to solve games like tic-tac-toe in the context of AI), it's not clear to what extent questions about game theory should be on-topic on Artificial Intelligence SE.

So, I was wondering whether we should explicitly mention "Game Theory" under our topics on our on-topic page. If not, do you think that something related to game theory that is also related to AI (such as "adversarial search") should be explicitly mentioned in our on-topic page? Note that our on-topic page already mentions "search".

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I'd say that questions related to game-theory can very often end up being on topic on AI.SE, but it probably doesn't need to be explicitly listed as being on-topic in its entirety. Game theory does show up in various areas of AI (not just like minimax for search in games, but also for like any other kinds of multi-agent interactions, and probably some other areas I don't know enough about), so anything related to that should be on-topic in my opinion. I wouldn't explicitly list game theory as a whole as a topic, because if someone really has a complex, pure game theory question outside of any other AI context, they'd probably be better served on an economics or math website.

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