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Combined Problems of Cooperation and Coordination

Combined Problems of Cooperation and Coordination

This video was recorded at 4th European Conference on Complex Systems. In game theory, much attention has been paid to symmetrical 2-players games with binary decisions of the players. Within this frame, questions of social cooperation and social dilemmas have mostly been attached to investigations of the Prisoner's Dilemma (PD) with T > R > P > S and 2R > T + S. In this context, the readiness of individuals to resist the temptation to defect is studied in various settings. These investigations aim at explaining the origin and stability of cooperation among selfish individuals. But what if the readiness to resist temptation is not enough to reach a desired outcome? Maybe there are more than one desired solutions and the individuals additionally have to coordinate their actions to realize... Show More


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