ESP Biography



CATHERINE VLASOV, ESP Teacher




Major: Computer Science

College/Employer: Oxford

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Past Classes

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Game Theory: An Excuse to be Self-Interested in Splash Hilary 2018
Have you ever wondered how goalies pick which side to jump to when defending a shot? Have you ever thought about strategies that contestants in The Hunger Games could use to increase their chances of winning? This class will introduce you to game theory, the study of conflict and cooperation between players in a game. We will start from the basics, play a couple of games and learn how to develop strategies that will lead to the best possible outcome for you. For once, being selfish is not just acceptable, it is actually encouraged!


Game Theory: An Excuse to be Self-Interested in Splash Hilary 2017
Have you ever wondered how goalies pick which side to jump to when defending a shot? Have you ever thought about strategies that contestants in The Hunger Games could use to increase their chances of winning? This class will introduce you to game theory, the study of conflict and cooperation between players in a game. We will start from the basics, play a couple of games and learn how to develop strategies that will lead to the best possible outcome for you. For once, being selfish is not just acceptable, it is actually encouraged!


Game Theory: An Excuse to Be Self-Interested in Splash! Hilary 2016
Have you ever wondered how goalies pick which side to jump to when defending a shot? Have you ever thought about strategies that contestants in The Hunger Games could use to increase their chances of winning? This class will introduce you to game theory, the study of conflict and cooperation between players in a game. We will start from the basics, play a couple of games and learn how to develop strategies that will lead to the best possible outcome for you. For once, being selfish is not just acceptable, it is actually encouraged!