Normalization is usually referred to in terms of forms, and I will introduce only the first three, even though it is somewhat common to use other, more advanced forms fourth, fifth, Boyce-Codd; see documentation. First Normal Form refers to moving data into separate tables where the data in each table is of a similar type, and by giving each table a primary key. Putting data in Second Normal Form involves removing to other tables data that is only dependent of a part of the key.
This process may be accomplished by having less successful players imitate the more successful strategies, or by eliminating less successful players from the game, while multiplying the more successful ones.
It has been shown that unfair ZD strategies are not evolutionarily stable. The key intuition is that an evolutionarily stable strategy must not only be able to invade another population which extortionary ZD strategies can do but must also perform well against other players of the same type which extortionary ZD players do poorly, because they reduce each other's surplus.
In addition, there are some cases in which extortioners may even catalyze cooperation by helping to break out of a face-off between uniform defectors and win—stay, lose—switch agents.
In fact, when the population is not too small, these strategies can supplant any other ZD strategy and even perform well against a broad array of generic strategies for iterated prisoner's dilemma, including win—stay, lose—switch. This was proven specifically for the donation game by Alexander Stewart and Joshua Plotkin in Generous strategies are the intersection of ZD strategies and so-called "good" strategies, which were defined by Akin  to be those for which the player responds to past mutual cooperation with future cooperation and splits expected payoffs equally if he receives at least the cooperative expected payoff.
Among good strategies, the generous ZD subset performs well when the population is not too small. If the population is very small, defection strategies tend to dominate. However, some researchers have looked at models of the continuous iterated prisoner's dilemma, in which players are able to make a variable contribution to the other player.
Le and Boyd  found that in such situations, cooperation is much harder to evolve than in the discrete iterated prisoner's dilemma.
The basic intuition for this result is straightforward: By contrast, in a discrete prisoner's dilemma, tit for tat cooperators get a big payoff boost from assorting with one another in a non-cooperative equilibrium, relative to non-cooperators.
Since nature arguably offers more opportunities for variable cooperation rather than a strict dichotomy of cooperation or defection, the continuous prisoner's dilemma may help explain why real-life examples of tit for tat-like cooperation are extremely rare in nature ex.
Hammerstein  even though tit for tat seems robust in theoretical models. Emergence of stable strategies[ edit ] Players cannot seem to coordinate mutual cooperation, thus often get locked into the inferior yet stable strategy of defection.
In this way, iterated rounds facilitate the evolution of stable strategies. One such strategy is win-stay lose-shift. The problem arises when one individual shows cooperative behavior but the other interprets it as cheating.
As a result of this, the second individual now cheats and then it starts a see-saw pattern of cheating in a chain reaction. Real-life examples[ edit ] The prisoner setting may seem contrived, but there are in fact many examples in human interaction as well as interactions in nature that have the same payoff matrix.
The prisoner's dilemma is therefore of interest to the social sciences such as economicspoliticsand sociologyas well as to the biological sciences such as ethology and evolutionary biology.
Many natural processes have been abstracted into models in which living beings are engaged in endless games of prisoner's dilemma. This wide applicability of the PD gives the game its substantial importance.
In environmental studies[ edit ] In environmental studiesthe PD is evident in crises such as global climate-change. It is argued all countries will benefit from a stable climate, but any single country is often hesitant to curb CO2 emissions.
The immediate benefit to any one country from maintaining current behavior is wrongly perceived to be greater than the purported eventual benefit to that country if all countries' behavior was changed, therefore explaining the impasse concerning climate-change in The dilemma faced by government is therefore different from the prisoner's dilemma in that the payoffs of cooperation are unknown.
This difference suggests that states will cooperate much less than in a real iterated prisoner's dilemma, so that the probability of avoiding a possible climate catastrophe is much smaller than that suggested by a game-theoretical analysis of the situation using a real iterated prisoner's dilemma.
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