Let $G$ be a game.
The deductive interpretation of the solution of $G$ treats $G$ in isolation, as a singular event, and, under the assumption that the players are rational, deduces the outcome of $G$ based on the rational model.
Also known as
Some authors refer to this as the eductive interpretation.
- 1987: K.G. Binmore: Modeling Rational Players, Part I (Economics and Philosophy Vol. 3: pp. 19 – 214)
- 1988: K.G. Binmore: Modeling Rational Players, Part II (Economics and Philosophy Vol. 4: pp. 9 – 55)
- 1994: Martin J. Osborne and Ariel Rubinstein: A Course in Game Theory ... (previous) ... (next): $1.5$: The Steady State and Deductive Interpretations