| Andrew Cooke | Contents | Latest | RSS | Twitter | Previous | Next

C[omp]ute

Welcome to my blog, which was once a mailing list of the same name and is still generated by mail. Please reply via the "comment" links.

Always interested in offers/projects/new ideas. Eclectic experience in fields like: numerical computing; Python web; Java enterprise; functional languages; GPGPU; SQL databases; etc. Based in Santiago, Chile; telecommute worldwide. CV; email.

Personal Projects

Lepl parser for Python.

Colorless Green.

Photography around Santiago.

SVG experiment.

Professional Portfolio

Calibration of seismometers.

Data access via web services.

Cache rewrite.

Extending OpenSSH.

C-ORM: docs, API.

Last 100 entries

(Beating Dead Horse) StackOverflow; Current State of Justice in China; Now Is Cat Soft LLC's Chance To Save Up To 32% On Mail; Axiom of Determinacy; Ewww; Fee Chaos Book; Course on Differential Geometry; Increase Efficiency with GPS Vehicle Tracking for Cat Soft LLC; Okay, but...; Sparse Matrices, Deep Learning; Sounds Bad; Applebaum Rape; Tomato Chutney v4; Have to add...; Culturally Liberal and Nothing More; Weird Finite / Infinite Result; Your diamond is a beaten up mess; Maths Books; Good Bike Route from Providencia / Las Condes to Panul\; Iain Pears (Author of Complex Plots); Plum Jam; Excellent; More Recently; For a moment I forgot StackOverflow sucked; A Few Weeks On...; Chilean Book Recommendations; How To Write Shared Libraries; Jenny Erpenbeck (Author); Dijkstra, Coins, Tables; Python libraries error on OpenSuse; Deserving Trump; And Smugness; McCloskey Economics Trilogy; cmocka - Mocks for C; Concept Creep (Americans); Futhark - OpenCL Language; Moved / Gone; Fan and USB issues; Burgers in Santiago; The Origin of Icosahedral Symmetry in Viruses; autoenum on PyPI; Jars Explains; Tomato Chutney v3; REST; US Elections and Gender: 24 Point Swing; PPPoE on OpenSuse Leap 42.1; SuperMicro X10SDV-TLN4F/F with Opensuse Leap 42.1; Big Data AI Could Be Very Bad Indeed....; Cornering; Postcapitalism (Paul Mason); Black Science Fiction; Git is not a CDN; Mining of Massive Data Sets; Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah; How great republics meet their end; Raspberry, Strawberry and Banana Jam; Interesting Dead Areas of Math; Later Taste; For Sale; Death By Bean; It's Good!; Tomato Chutney v2; Time ATAC MX 2 Pedals - First Impressions; Online Chilean Crafts; Intellectual Variety; Taste + Texture; Time Invariance and Gauge Symmetry; Jodorowsky; Tomato Chutney; Analysis of Support for Trump; Indian SF; TP-Link TL-WR841N DNS TCP Bug; TP-Link TL-WR841N as Wireless Bridge; Sending Email On Time; Maybe run a command; Sterile Neutrinos; Strawberry and Banana Jam; The Best Of All Possible Worlds; Kenzaburo Oe: The Changeling; Peach Jam; Taste Test; Strawberry and Raspberry Jam; flac to mp3 on OpenSuse 42.1; Also, Sebald; Kenzaburo Oe Interview; Otake (Kitani Minoru) move Black 121; Is free speech in British universities under threat?; I am actually good at computers; Was This Mansplaining?; WebFaction / LetsEncrypt / General Disappointment; Sensible Philosophy of Science; George Ellis; Misplaced Intuition and Online Communities; More Reading About Japan; Visibilty / Public Comments / Domestic Violence; Ferias de Santiago; More (Clearly Deliberate); Deleted Obit Post; And then a 50 yo male posts this...; We Have Both Kinds Of Contributors; Free Springer Books

© 2006-2015 Andrew Cooke (site) / post authors (content).

Prisoners Dilemma, Zero Determinant, Evolution

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 08:51:30 -0400

Whoa.  This is big news and I completely missed it.

From
http://www.technologyreview.com/view/428920/the-emerging-revolution-in-game-theory/

  "In May, Freeman Dyson at Princeton University and William Press at the
  University of Texas announced that they had discovered a previously unknown
  strategy for the game of prisoner's dilemma which guarantees one player a
  better outcome than the other."

  [...]

  "Press and Dyson's discovery has sent game theorists scurrying to work out
  the implications. They've been using prisoner's dilemma to gain insight into
  everything from Cold War politics and climate change negotiations to
  psychology and, of course, the evolutionary origin of co-operation itself. 

  Today, we see one of the first paper's to study these implications in
  detail. Christoph Adami and Arend Hintze from Michigan State University in
  East Lansing investigate whether the zero determinant strategies are
  evolutionary stable."

  http://arxiv.org/abs/1208.2666

More on the Dyson/Press work:

http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2012/05/16/1206569109.full.pdf (the paper)

http://blogs.plos.org/neuroanthropology/2012/06/24/prisoners-dilemma-and-the-evolution-of-inequality-does-unfairness-triumph-after-all/
(blog explanation)

http://s3.boskent.com/prisoners-dilemma/ipd.html (online demo)

Andrew

Good Zero Determinant Blog Post

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2012 09:01:56 -0400

http://golem.ph.utexas.edu/category/2012/07/zerodeterminant_strategies_in.html

Andrew

Comment on this post