payoff

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n payoff a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing "the wages of sin is death","virtue is its own reward"
    • n payoff the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property "the average return was about 5%"
    • n payoff payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
    • n payoff the final payment of a debt
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Usage

In literature:

We are to be in North Bend, tomorrow; Grand Island, Friday; Omaha, Saturday; and then the payoff.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
We deserve the payoff.
"Gambler's World" by John Keith Laumer
Worse the guy's gaffed, the bigger the payoff, see?
"Alarm Clock" by Everett B. Cole
It's a cheap joint where the payoffs are low but easy.
"Starman's Quest" by Robert Silverberg
Soon Pegasus would make the payoff flight!
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
After weeks of neglecting his tip sheet to study catatonia, he felt close to the payoff.
"At the Post" by Horace Leonard Gold
The payoff was quick.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
The scenario was an easy sell, since they all realized its payoff would be staggering.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
It'll be the final chapter, the payoff.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
The problem was, his game had just one payoff.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
And there was the payoff.
"Hooded Detective, Volume III No. 2, January, 1942" by Various
And this was the payoff!
"Dan Carter and the River Camp" by Mildred A. Wirt
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In news:

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In science:

The payoff is then determined by a measurement in the computational basis of |ψf i.
Parrondo Games and Quantum Algorithms
However since ˆB |ψi = |ψi, the player can have no influence in determining the payoff in this game.
Parrondo Games and Quantum Algorithms
An approximate solution is a mixed strategy x guaranteeing an expected payoff within an additive ǫ of optimal.
Randomized Rounding without Solving the Linear Program
The payoff is then determined by a measurement in the computational basis of |ψf i.
Exploiting Randomness in Quantum Information Processing
However since ˆB |ψi = |ψi, the player can have no influence in determining the payoff in this game.
Exploiting Randomness in Quantum Information Processing
Thus, if the game never stops, the payoff is 0.
Stopping games in continuous time
This is the expected payoff restricted to A.
Stopping games in continuous time
That is, the payoff is set to w at and after time τ .
Stopping games in continuous time
In our definition, players receive no payoff before the game stops.
Stopping games in continuous time
Then player I receives a payoff of f (S1) and player II a payoff of −f (S1 ) (selection games are zero-sum).
Random-Turn Hex and other selection games
If player II plays any optimal strategy, player I can achieve the expected payoff E[f (T )] by playing exactly the same strategy (since, when both players play the same strategy, each element will belong to S1 with probability 1/2, independently).
Random-Turn Hex and other selection games
We have seen that when both players use M , the expected payoff is E[f (T )] = E (
Random-Turn Hex and other selection games
Play continues until one restaurant z remains, at which time player I receives payoff f (z) and player II receives −f (z).
Random-Turn Hex and other selection games
In a recent paper, Perc studied the evolutionary PDG by introducing the random disorder in the payoff matrix .
Randomness enhances cooperation: a resonance type phenomenon in evolutionary games
Using a different approach, Traulsen et al. also found that the additive noise on the classical replicator dynamics can enhance the average payoff of the system in a resonance-like manner .
Randomness enhances cooperation: a resonance type phenomenon in evolutionary games
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