Emer gence of Cooper at ion in the I PD Game using Spatial I nter act ions

Abstr act This paper presents a comparative study of two evolving populations, one in a non-spatial environment, and the other in a spatial environment, playing the Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma. The effect of the environment on the emergence of cooperation is studied. The populations are evolved using a genetic algorithm and the performance of the evolved… (More)