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Respond to the question: Examples in sports?
02/24/2014 04:26 AM by name withheld; Examples in sports
Hi there, I'm writing my ba thesis about exampoles of prisoner's dilemma in sports. Do you guys know any examples other than these: - drugs/cheating/doping, - ncaa training regulations - nba lockout - nba overpaid players - nhl [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: What about payoffs that dont behave lik?
09/16/2008 01:12 PM by name withheld;
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Respond to the question: Travellers Dilemma Solution?
05/22/2007 10:22 AM by Christopher Deans; Traveller's Dilemma: Solution
Alot of places I've seen the Traveller's Dilemma have put the solution as (2,2), but wouldn't 5 be a better choice at this position, since it pays out 3, based on the other player's current choice? And from this position new position at [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Cooperation in IPD with incomplete infor?
01/25/2007 03:11 PM by Grant Rawlins, PhD; John Nash, winning by non-cooperation
I am a psychologist, and am not at all sophisicated in game theory. My understanding of non-cooperation in an organized endeavor aimed at a goal, is that if you are not a leader but want to win the leadership (not necessaiily to [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: what is prisoners dillemma?
03/01/2005 01:05 AM by oceanqi;
you can also see eric's "games and information" .the essence of prison's dillema is that to both parter T(temptation)>R(revolt)>P(punishment)>S(sucker).("games and information",pp30) [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: How can the prisoners dilemma be overco?
08/26/2004 04:30 AM by name withheld;
In a repeated game the prisoners dilemma can be overcome by punishment such as trigger strategies. But that's only in infinitely repeated games [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: what is prisoners dillemma?
06/29/2004 11:00 PM by AO; Prisoners' Dilemma
You can take a look at Robert Gibbons' "Game Theory for Applied Economists" [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Threeparty game or multiparty game w?
01/31/2004 10:27 AM by Nicolás Escartin; I had the game
I`think that I made a game for trhee partners, a game like a PD for 3 player. I want someone to try it, so if you want... Write to nicoescartin@hotmail.com [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Oil production Refining does it foll?
09/17/2003 06:57 PM by staylor; oil production/refining PD (again)
Oil producers want to sell oil for as much as they can (sell high – SH), refiners want to purchase the oil for as little as they can (buy low – BL). If the oil producer’s payoff or utility function is u1 and the refiner’s utility [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Isnt confessconfess strategy the bes?
09/13/2003 02:26 AM by Efrem; Isn't "confess-confess" strategy the best strategy?
I read the following lines by David K. Levine yet I also got a nice application of Game theory(Prisoner's dillema in particular)in apologetics in the webpage http://objective.jesussave.us/gametheory.html, but which one is a better [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Reductio Ad Absurdum of PD?
08/28/2003 01:12 AM by David May; risk of being cheated vs. potential gain of co-operation
To make things easyer, I neglect a strategy where one prisoner hopes on cheating the other prisoner and I neglect the difference between 2-days and 0-days. As the difference is so small, especially compared to the worst-cases of [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Threeparty game or multiparty game w?
08/27/2003 06:23 AM by name withheld; Three-party game (or multi-party game) with coalitions
I am looking for a three-party game (or multi-party game) similar to a prisoners game that allows for partial co-operation. In mulit-party games I have seen so far (e.g. ultimatum game, public goods game) partial co-operation or [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Reductio Ad Absurdum of PD?
08/16/2003 12:43 AM by Sunsawed; Reductio Ad Absurdum of PD
Lemme get this straight... Let's say if both prisoners stay silent they get two days more in jail (with intense questioning). If one squeals and the other doesn't, the one that squeals if free to go and the other gets 20 years. But [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: How can the prisoners dilemma be overco?
08/04/2003 10:57 AM by name withheld; prisoner's dilemma not really covercomed
If you suppose an outside agency such as mafia, then it becomes a different game altogether, i.e., the outcome changes from that of a prisoner's dilemma. Therefore, mafia does not really solves a prisoner's dilemma; it simply shifts [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: pareto optimality and equilibria in game?
07/21/2003 01:34 PM by name withheld;
Yes, the prisoners dilemma gives an simple example. [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: How can the prisoners dilemma be overco?
06/11/2003 08:21 AM by arvind; through an outside agency
One of the ways the prisoner's dilemma can be overcome is by the prescence of an outside agency (i.e. the mafia). The agency (mafia) enforces the rule that if either of the prisoner's confess, they will face a punishment (death)greater [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: pareto optimality and equilibria in game?
05/15/2003 11:23 AM by name withheld; pareto optimality and equilibria in games
Is is possible for an outcome to a game to be pareto optimal without being an equilibrium solution? I understand that it is possible to have equilibria which are not pareto optimal, but was wondering whether this holds in reverse? [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: game theory?
05/06/2003 07:03 PM by denise m. mccallum; game theory
what is game theory and why do we use it? [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Not just a prisoners dilemma?
04/24/2003 01:10 PM by T. Klugh; Not just a prisoner's dilemma.
Each time I see the chart for a Prisoner's Dilemma game, I ask myself..." | SNITCH | STAND FIRM who sets those values???" Really, where do they come from? Is the choice [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Prisonners Dilemma and Matlab?
03/12/2003 06:25 PM by name withheld; Prisonners Dilemma and Matlab
Does anyone have any matlab codes that I could use as part of my presentation. I'm looking for something to help present the PD. [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: transaction efficiency?
09/10/2002 09:25 AM by name withheld; transaction efficiency
Doing some assignment questions on e-bay. A way to see the interaction between buyer and seller on e-bay is through a prisoners dilemma game. However, the question I have is "Is it efficient to carry out these transactions?" What is [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Evidence on one prisoner?
08/23/2002 11:40 AM by Taylor Heal; Evidence on one prisoner
I have learned about the prisoners dillema before, but for me one question remains. What if in this situation there is substantial evidence at the crime scene that links one or both to the scene, would the confessions be null and void [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Game TheoryData Mining and Churn?
07/12/2002 09:02 AM by edyll; Game Theory,Data Mining and Churn
Hi, I am looking for any papers,work,docs on application of Game Theory in the Telecom Market for Churn ... Any hints ,anyone has done any work in this area??? thanks. M. [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Nash equilibrium existence?
07/09/2002 05:11 PM by Sungbin Cho;
You may want to consult any textbooks on Game theory. The following link may help you: http://icg.harvard.edu/~ec1052/lecture/lecture7.pdf [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: static equilibria in random matching PD?
06/11/2002 09:02 AM by Burkhard C. Schipper;
Actually I don't understand the question "Where could I find results about static equilibria in random matching of heterogeneous agents playing PD?" What do you mean by static equilibrium? And what kind if heteogeneity do you have in [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: PD and student collaboration studies?
06/11/2002 08:55 AM by Burkhard C. Schipper;
The matrix you describe is not a prisoners dilemma (PD) but something similar to it (if I read it correctly - it is a bit garbled). It is a game sometimes called the efficiency game. It is similar to a PD because each player has a [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: static equilibria in random matching PD?
06/06/2002 02:34 AM by Ugo Merlone; static equilibria in random matching PD
Where could I find results about static equilibria in random matching of heterogeneous agents playing PD? Thank You [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Add time as a factor to the PD?
03/04/2002 07:12 AM by George;
http://www.mud.co.uk/richard/lthread.htm [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: none?
09/12/2001 07:57 AM by Brandon;
if the game is repeated a finite no of times then collusion cannot be rationalised and we can only find one unique equilibrium -- to cheat. To see this, remember that the only reason to cooperate is to avoid a backlash in the future. [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Nash equilibrium?
07/26/2001 11:38 AM by name withheld; yes
yes [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Prisoners Dilemma and Traffic?
06/14/2001 10:29 PM by name withheld;
As you tell the story cooperation is not possible. Maybe it is because of that that we have trafic lights and highway police. Cooperation could be possible if the drivers drive always in a small city, since bad behavior today may be [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: conditions for the payoffs in prisoners?
05/11/2001 03:25 PM by jay surti;
Theres also the recent work of postlewaite's student at upenn (i forget the name...someone called obara I think: theres a link from postlewaites webpage.) [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Is tit-for-tat a good idea?
03/03/2001 02:16 AM by Birol Baskan; To Mr. Levine : as long as future payoffs are concerned, not necessarily so
I am aware of that it was long times ago you wrote this message. Since I am a new discoverer of this forum, I should be apologized. Your points have important insights for me since I use repeated prisoner's dilemma game in my thesis. [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: conditions for the payoffs in prisoners?
03/03/2001 01:45 AM by Birol Baskan; problem is the following
Thank you Brandon for your eager answer. Let me be more specific about what I am particularly interested. When you repeat the prisoner's dilemma infitinitely many times, there arise many Nash equilibrium strategy. One of them is Tit for [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Nash equilibrium?
01/19/2001 09:47 AM by Brandon; Nash equilibrium
Ops, so sorry, I didn't answer all your questions :) No, there are games where no Nash equilibrium exists. I hope this helps :) There are some mighty good books out there which you might wanna look up. I've personally found [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Probable but not certain outcome?
10/17/2000 03:40 PM by Walter;
You need more information to set up the game. I write some questions between ($ $). Two countries support each other to join the European Union but only one can be admitted. ($Does that mean that they have two options: cooperate/no [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: none?
07/12/2000 09:08 AM by Walter;
You could start with the book: Fudenberg and Tirole, "Game Theory" (1993), Cambridge: The MIT Press. This book is full of references. You could also see: Aumann, R (1987): Game Theory. In J. Eatwell, M. Milgate and P. Nweman [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Is tit-for-tat a good idea?
03/29/2000 10:40 AM by David K. Levine; Is tit-for-tat a good idea?
Tit-for-tat in the prisoner's dilemma game is the strategy of "doing unto others as they have done unto you." Is this a good strategy? [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: Iterated assurance games?
01/28/2000 12:51 PM by pedro; More on the chicken game
Consider the following chicken game: C N C 3 , 3 1, 4 N 4 , 1 0 , 0 If this game is only played once there are two [View full text and thread]

Respond to the question: When can cooperation be sustained?
01/12/2000 08:55 AM by David K. Levine; When can cooperation be sustained in the Prisoner's Dilemma game?
A typical prisoners dilemma game has payoffs cooperatedefect cooperate3,30,4 defect4,01,1 If both players cooperate, they get the greatest possible per player payoff of three: if one defects the per player payoff is two; if both [View full text and thread]