A very short intro to evolutionary game theory
Game theory developed to study the strategic interaction among rational self regarding
players (players seeking to maximize their own payoffs). However, by the early 1970s
the theory underwent a transformatio
Grasp, or recognize, real situations where game theory can be enlightening,
Abstract a real situation into game theoretic formalism,
Manipulate the formalism via game theory to reveal insights, and
Explain your insights in terms of the real situation.
Wha
Game theory is a study of how to mathematically determine the best
strategy for given conditions in order to optimize the outcome
Why is game theory important
All intelligent beings make decisions all the time.
AI needs to perform these tasks as a resul
Title: Coke & Pepsi: A Game of Silent Cooperation (or we need a better title? Or PriceSetting Game:
Coke vs. Pepsi)
This is a really good link: (the explanation gets us more word count)
http:/custom.cengage.com/static_content/OLC/0324833326/data/transcri
Evolutionary Stable Strategy & Evolutionary Stable State
Snowdrift: Mixed NE at
z =1
c
2 bc
At mixed NE, players are indifferent in terms of strategies
This mixed NE is also an ESS and corresponds to an interior stable equilibrium.
ESS shows that if th
Game theory is a study of how to mathematically determine the best
strategy for given conditions in order to optimize the outcome
Why is game theory important
All intelligent beings make decisions all the time.
AI needs to perform these tasks as a resul
Noncooperative Game Theory
Frank Thuijsman
Maastricht University
under construction
prepared for the 2009 LNMB course
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Rationality and Common Knowledge
Most game theoretic models involve an assumption of common knowledge
of the game parameters (e.g. th
Game theory is a study of how to mathematically determine the best
strategy for given conditions in order to optimize the outcome
Why is game theory important
All intelligent beings make decisions all the time.
AI needs to perform these tasks as a resul
Evolutionary Game Theory
Amit Bahl
CIS620
Outline
EGT versus CGT
Evolutionary Stable Strategies
Concepts and Examples
Replicator DynamicsConcepts and
Examples
Overview of 2 papers
Selection
methods, finite populations
EGT v. Conventional Game
Theory
Nash Equilibrium, Evolutionarily Stable Strategy, and the Stability of Games
Games are contests between players, who adopt certain strategies to maximize their
gains, and where gains depend on the strategy taken by the adversaries. Game theory
attempts to
3.7 Evolutionary Game Theory
The HawkDove game is used in biology to explain why aggression
is present within populations, but is not always observed.
Consider the symmetric HawkDove game. The intuition is that
two indistinguishable individuals must dec
Game theory is a study of how to mathematically determine the best
strategy for given conditions in order to optimize the outcome
Why is game theory important
All intelligent beings make decisions all the time.
AI needs to perform these tasks as a resul
Spatial structure:
Interpenetration of different worlds
Escher was not interested in landscape or scenery. Instead, he explored the idea
of equilocality, which means occupying the same place simultaneously. The
concept of fusing two different worlds at th
MC Escher (18981972)
 lefthanded

never did well in school especially in arithmetic and algebra, failed high
school exams
studied architecture for only a week and realized his interest in graphic arts
 illustrated books, designed tapestries, postage
A wallpaper is a twodimensional pattern that repeats in two directions across
the entire plane. The pattern is made of unit cells repeating in both directions.
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A frieze is a twodimensional pattern that repeats in only one direction alo