More Effective Choice in the Prisoner's Dilemma

@article{Axelrod1980MoreEC,
  title={More Effective Choice in the Prisoner's Dilemma},
  author={Robert Axelrod},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  year={1980},
  volume={24},
  pages={379 - 403}
}
  • R. Axelrod
  • Published 1980
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Conflict Resolution
This study reports and analyzes the results of the second round of the computer tournament for the iterated Prisoner's Dilemma. The object is to gain a deeper understanding of how to perform well in such a setting. The 62 entrants were able to draw lessons from the results of the first round and were able to design their entries to take these lessons into account. The results of the second round demonstrate a number of subtle pitfalls which specific types of decision rules can encounter. The… Expand

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