Thursday, January 5, 2012

MAD question

Does anyone know a good, authoritative account of von Neumann's role in the development of the idea of mutually assured destruction? I can google - just curious if anyone is personally aware of one they got a lot out of.


  1. I believe that Herman Kahn (of the RAND Corporation) may be interesting to look at for his contributions to MAD using game theory.

  2. There is a brief, thorough discussion of von Neumann in the biography of John Nash.


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