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Prisoner's Dilemma Games

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Encyclopedia of Evolution

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2005
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Science and technology, Life Sciences, Social sciences, Anthropology
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In his classic monograph titled Sociobiology (1975), E. O. Wilson argued that one of the most important challenges ...

Prisoner's Dilemma

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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2002
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Social sciences
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560 words

The best-known example from game theory, which illustrates how people behave in strategic situations. The Prisoner's Dilemma is based ...

prisoner's dilemma

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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Philosophy
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241 words

The prisoner's dilemma describes a possible situation in which prisoners are offered various deals and prospects of punishment. The options ...

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