Monthly Archives: July 2011

Co-operation in bacteria

Co-operation is a key area studied in game theory. The Battle of the Sexes, Stag Hunt and Prisoner’s Dilemma games all study co-operation in different ways. One fascinating example of co-operation occurs in nature with the bacteria Vibrio Fischeri. This … Continue reading

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Battle of the sexes: Barack and Michelle

In ‘The Battle of the Sexes’ game a man and a woman are trying to co-ordinate where they meet up one evening. In the usual version of the game the woman would rather go to the opera and the man … Continue reading

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This week’s top game theory links

Here are my top five game theory links from the last week: What Game Theory and Neuroscience have to say about the US Debt crisis http://t.co/o5ShAse Bruce Bueno de Mesquita on game theory & forecasting: http://t.co/UetRCxK Lecture Notes on Game … Continue reading

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