The Algebra of Assortative Encounters and the Evolution of Cooperation

Abstract

This paper explores the quantitative relation between non random, assortative matching and the maintenance of cooperative behavior under evolutionary dynamics. We consider a population of individuals who are \hardwired” to play either cooperate or defect. They meet other individuals according to some random process and play their programmed strategy in a… (More)
DOI: 10.1142/S0219198903001021

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