Complex adaptive systems and the evolution of reciprocation

Sigmund, K. (1998). Complex adaptive systems and the evolution of reciprocation. Ecosystems 1 (5) 444-448. 10.1007/s100219900039.

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Complex adaptive systems play a major role in the theory of reciprocal altruism. Starting with Axelrod's celebrated computer tournaments, a wide variety of computer simulations show that cooperation can evolve in populations of selfish agents, both with direct and indirect reciprocation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reciprocal altruism; Evolutionary games; Prisoner's Dilemma game; Evolution of cooperation
Research Programs: Adaptive Dynamics Network (ADN)
Bibliographic Reference: Ecosystems; 1(5):444-448 (September 1998)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:09
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 17:16

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