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Hello,
my introductory game theory class is a while ago, but now im confronted with an issue that i think fits good into game theory and maybe one can help me solving it. I am analysing remunerations cataloges:
Each player can [View full text and thread]
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]
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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]
I am a psychologist, and am not at all sophisicated in game theory. My understanding of noncooperation 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]
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)
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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]
You can take a look at Robert Gibbons' "Game Theory for Applied Economists" [View full text and thread]
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
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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 "confessconfess" 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]
To make things easyer, I neglect a strategy where one prisoner hopes on cheating the other prisoner and I neglect the difference between 2days and 0days. As the difference is so small, especially compared to the worstcases of [View full text and thread]
I am looking for a threeparty game (or multiparty game) similar to a prisoners game that allows for partial cooperation.
In mulitparty games I have seen so far (e.g. ultimatum game, public goods game) partial cooperation or [View full text and thread]
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]
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]
Yes, the prisoners dilemma gives an simple example. [View full text and thread]
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]
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]
what is game theory and why do we use it?
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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]
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]
Doing some assignment questions on ebay. A way to see the interaction between buyer and seller on ebay 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]
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]
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.
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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]
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]
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]
Where could I find results about static equilibria in random matching of heterogeneous agents playing PD?
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http://www.mud.co.uk/richard/lthread.htm
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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]
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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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Titfortat in the prisoner's dilemma game is the strategy of "doing unto others as they have
done unto you." Is this a good strategy?
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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]
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]
