# Definition:Deductive Interpretation

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## Definition

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**.

## Also see

## Sources

- 1987: K.G. Binmore:
*Modeling Rational Players, Part I*(*Economics and Philosophy***Vol. 3**: 19 – 214) - 1988: K.G. Binmore:
*Modeling Rational Players, Part II*(*Economics and Philosophy***Vol. 4**: 9 – 55) - 1994: Martin J. Osborne and Ariel Rubinstein:
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