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The evolution of cooperation.
Cooperation in organisms, whether bacteria or primates, has been a difficulty for evolutionary theory since Darwin. On the assumption that interactions between pairs of individuals occur on aExpand
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The Dissemination of Culture
Despite tendencies toward convergence, differences between individuals and groups continue to exist in beliefs, attitudes, and behavior. An agent-based adaptive model reveals the effects of aExpand
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The Evolution of Cooperation Basic Books
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A wheel construction and method for making a pair of substantially identical hub halves separated along a common radial plane and means for securing the hub halves together. Expand
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Evolutionary Dynamics
Through the animal and vegetable kingdoms, nature has scattered the seeds of life abroad with the most profuse and liberal hand; but has been comparatively sparing in the room and nourishmentExpand
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An evolutionary approach to norms
Iorms provide a powerful mechanism for regulating conflict in groups, even when there are more than two people and no central authority. This paper investigates the emergence and stability ofExpand
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Advancing the art of simulation in the social sciences
  • R. Axelrod
  • Computer Science, Sociology
  • 1 November 1997
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Advancing the state of the art of simulation in the social sciences requires appreciating the unique value of simulation as a third way of doing science, focusing on the programming of a simulation model, analyzing the results and sharing the results with others. Expand
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Harnessing Complexity: Organizational Implications of a Scientific Frontier
A state-of-the-art guide to the new field of complexity-the tool leaders use to understand how people and organizations adapt in a world of rapid change.. Harnessing Complexity will be indispensableExpand
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Evolution of cooperation without reciprocity
A long-standing problem in biological and social sciences is to understand the conditions required for the emergence and maintenance of cooperation in evolving populations. For many situations, kinExpand
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Structure of decision : the cognitive maps of political elites
This book outlines a new approach to the analysis of decision making based on "cognitive maps." A cognitive map is a graphic representation intended to capture the structure of a decision maker'sExpand
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Advancing the art of simulation in the social sciences
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Advancing the state of the art of simulation in the social sciences requires appreciating the unique value of simulation as a third way of doing science, in contrast to both induction and deduction. Expand
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