How has the political science world taken to the introduction of mathematics and computers?
The response has been divided. Those more oriented toward quantitative modeling are generally supportive, sometimes enthusiastic and sometimes well-informed critics. Those whose approach tends toward area studies or historical case study analysis tend to be dismissive of technical approaches to studying politics. Your model is based on game theory. What is this exactly, and how does it pertain to your model? Game theory is a mathematical structure for examining how people, for instance, interact strategically, each taking into account the expected responses of others and recognizing that others are taking into account that their responses are being taken into account, etc. Game theory just involves people who are assumed to be pursuing their interests and who do what they believe — perhaps mistakenly — will give them the best available outcome, given the constraints under which they must make choices. These constraints can involve limitations to their resources, their beliefs about t