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The Prisoner's Dilemma

The Prisoner's Dilemma

Interactive site that illustrates the classic prisoner's dilemma negotiation strategy. Gaming behavior.


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Ron Purser
Ron Purser (Faculty)
22 years ago
This is an excellent interactive site that allows one to play the Prisoner's
Dilemma game on-line. The site is visually appealing, interactive, and well
supplemented with explanatory text. The site also has helpful and informative
links to resources relevant to studies and research on the Prisoner's Dilemma
and Gaming Theory. This site could be used in Psychology, Management, Sociology,
International Relations, and Political Science courses.
Steven Jackson
Steven Jackson (Faculty)
22 years ago
Good, clean and straightforward game theory without a lot of technical jargon
but which nonetheless expresses the point well. The site uses a simple
tit-for-tat strategy. Lots of potential applications.

Technical Remarks:

It would be nice if the program could keep a running tally of multiple sessions
to better demonstrate the roubustness of the tit-for-tat strategy.