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Incentive and stability in the Rock-Paper-Scissors game: an experimental investigation

@article{Wang2014IncentiveAS,
  title={Incentive and stability in the Rock-Paper-Scissors game: an experimental investigation},
  author={Zhijian Wang and Bin Xu},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2014},
  volume={abs/1407.1170}
}
In a two-person Rock-Paper-Scissors (RPS) game, if we set a loss worth nothing and a tie worth 1, and the payoff of winning (the incentive a) as a variable, this game is called as generalized RPS game. The generalized RPS game is a representative mathematical model to illustrate the game dynamics, appearing widely in textbook. However, how actual motions in these games depend on the incentive has never been reported quantitatively. Using the data from 7 games with different incentives… 

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