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The evolution of cooperation

The evolution of cooperation

Author: Robert M Axelrod; W D Hamilton
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Author is an alumnus of Evanston Township High School, class of 1961.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Axelrod, Robert M.
Evolution of cooperation.
New York : Basic Books, ©1984
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Axelrod; W D Hamilton
ISBN: 0465021220 9780465021222 0465021212 9780465021215
OCLC Number: 10274775
Notes: APPE gift.
Description: x, 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The problem of cooperation --
The emergence of cooperation. The success of TIT FOR TAT in computer tournaments ; The chronology of cooperation --
Cooperation without friendship or foresight. The live-and-let-live system in trench warfare in World War I ; The evolution of cooperation in biological systems / with William D. Hamilton --
Advice for participants and reformers. How to choose effectively ; How to promote cooperation --
Conclusions. The social structure of cooperation ; The robustness of reciprocity.
Responsibility: Robert Axelrod.
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Explores how cooperation can emerge in a world of self-seeking egoists - whether superpowers, businesses, or individuals - when there is no central authority to police their actions.  Read more...


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