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The jargon name for this

it might do) looking for something below the optimum, but is used to denote a

policy of optimizing each sub-goal separately. It works reasonably well when the

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The jargon name for this

**strategy**is 'sub-optimization' – which does not mean (asit might do) looking for something below the optimum, but is used to denote a

policy of optimizing each sub-goal separately. It works reasonably well when the

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But a

effective, though perhaps not much, in coping with Q; and the opposite

all B, will be vice versa. So the curve will be something like those drawn. There is

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But a

**strategy**which is all A will be maximally effective in dealing with P and a biteffective, though perhaps not much, in coping with Q; and the opposite

**strategy**,all B, will be vice versa. So the curve will be something like those drawn. There is

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Recently, they have been used by military strategists to predict the outcomes of

alternative

consist of two opposing players (commanders) each with a certain force of troops,

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Recently, they have been used by military strategists to predict the outcomes of

alternative

**strategies**in simulated battles. In its simplest form a war game mayconsist of two opposing players (commanders) each with a certain force of troops,

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