Topology and Memory Effect on Convention Emergence

  title={Topology and Memory Effect on Convention Emergence},
  author={Daniel Villatoro and Sandip Sen and Jordi Sabater-Mir},
  journal={2009 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology},
Social conventions are useful self-sustaining protocols for groups to coordinate behavior without a centralized entity enforcing coordination. We perform an in-depth study of different network structures, to compare and evaluate the effects of different network topologies on the success and rate of emergence of social conventions. While others have investigated memory for learning algorithms, the effects of memory or history of past activities on the reward received by interacting agents have… CONTINUE READING
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