StudyQuestionsforAxelrod

StudyQuestionsforAxelrod - Compare and contrast TFT and All...

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Study Questions for Axelrod’s Chapters 1 and 2 1. What is Axelrod’s central research question? 2. Identify the two interpretations of w. 3. Identify Axelrod’s IPD model in its entirety. 4. Describe TFT and All D as IPD strategies. 5. Show how to calculate the expected value of all combinations of TFT and All D. 6. What is Proposition #1? What does it mean? 7. What is the significance of Proposition #1? 8. What is Axelrod’s testable hypothesis? 9. What are the results of Round #2 of the computer tournament? 10.Identify and interpret the four characteristics of strategies that do well in the tournament. 11.What does it mean to say that a strategy is conditionally cooperative?
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Unformatted text preview: Compare and contrast TFT and All C in terms of conditional cooperation. 12.Compare and contrast TFT, All D, TF2T, Mistrust, and Spiteful in terms of the four characteristics of effective strategies. 13.Using Table 2-1 and 2-2 from the quiz preparation, compare and contrast the results in the two tables. 14.Describe the findings from Axelrods ecological simulation. 15.Using Table 3-1 from the quiz preparation, compare the results of your ecological simulation to those presented by Axelrod. Explain the differences....
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