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Evolution of cooperation by generalized reciprocity

Proceedings. Biological Sciences

Jul 19, 2005

Thomas PfeifferS Bonhoeffer

Abstract

The evolution of cooperation by direct reciprocity requires that individuals recognize their present partner and remember the outcome of their last encounter with that specific partner. Direct reciprocity thus requires advanced cognitive abilities. Here, we demonstrate that if individua...read more

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In Silico
Markov Chains
Cognition
Collaboration
Game Theory
Biological Evolution
Humanitarianism
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Evolution of cooperation by generalized reciprocity

Proceedings. Biological Sciences

Jul 19, 2005

Thomas PfeifferS Bonhoeffer

PMID: 16024372

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2988

Abstract

The evolution of cooperation by direct reciprocity requires that individuals recognize their present partner and remember the outcome of their last encounter with that specific partner. Direct reciprocity thus requires advanced cognitive abilities. Here, we demonstrate that if individua...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

In Silico
Markov Chains
Cognition
Collaboration
Game Theory
Biological Evolution
Humanitarianism
Paper Details
References
  • References16
  • Citations60
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