International Society of Dynamic Games

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International Society of Dynamic Games
Abbreviation ISDG
Formation 1990
Region served
Official language
English, French
Website ISDG Official website

The International Society of Dynamic Games (ISDG) is an international non-profit, professional organization for the advancement of the theory of dynamic games.


The ISDG was founded on August 9, 1990 in Helsinki, Finland, at the site of the 4th International Symposium on Dynamic games and Applications in the Helsinki University of Technology. ISDG is governed by an executive board chaired by a president. The first president of the society was professor Tamer Başar. In past years the presidents of ISDG were

  • Tamer Başar 1990-1994
  • Alain Haurie 1994-1998
  • Pierre Bernhard 1998-2002
  • Georges Zaccour 2002-2006
  • Geert Jan Olsder 2006-2008
  • Leon Petrosyan 2008-2012
  • Michèle Breton 2012-2016
  • Vladimir Mazalov 2016-

The objectives of ISDG[edit]

  • to promote and foster the development and applications of the theory of dynamic games.
  • to disseminate scientific information through all conveniently adopted support services. ISDG achieves these goals by organizing or co-organizing symposia, conferences and workshops and publishing distinguished high-standard journals
  • to establish links with the international scientific community and in particular with other societies dealing with game theory, optimization, decision analysis and dynamical systems.

ISDG publications[edit]

The Isaacs Award[edit]

The executive board of the International Society of Dynamic Games decided in 2003 to establish a prize to recognize the "outstanding contribution to the theory and applications of dynamic games" of two scholars at each of its symposium, starting in 2004. The prize was named after Rufus Isaacs, the acknowledged founding father of differential games. The recipients of this prize are:

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