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prisoners dilemma

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  • prisoners' dilemma — The classic problem in game theory . Two prisoners jointly charged with a crime are held apart, and each is given the option of confessing, or not confessing. If neither confesses, the prosecutor will find a lesser charge, and each will serve two …   Philosophy dictionary

  • prisoners' dilemmas — prisoners dilemma …   Philosophy dictionary

  • dilemma — The simplest form of a dilemma is an argument of the form: ‘If p then q, if not p then q, so in any event q .’ More complex forms were traditionally distinguished. A constructive dilemma is of the form: ‘If p then r, if q then r, but either p or… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Prisoner's dilemma — This article is about game theory. For the 1988 novel, see Prisoner s Dilemma (novel). For the Doctor Who audiobook, see The Prisoner s Dilemma. For the 2001 play, see The Prisoner s Dilemma (play). The prisoner’s dilemma is a canonical example… …   Wikipedia

  • Prisoner's Dilemma (novel) — Infobox Book | name = Prisoner s Dilemma title orig = image caption = Cover of a reprint edition. author = Richard Powers illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English genre = Novel publisher = Beech Tree Books release… …   Wikipedia

  • The Prisoner's Dilemma — Bigfinishbox title=The Prisoner s Dilemma series= Doctor Who number= featuring=Ace writer=Simon Guerrier director=Lisa Bowerman producer= executive producer= production code=BFPDWCC15 set between=TBC length= date=January 2009| The Prisoner s… …   Wikipedia

  • Social dilemma — Social dilemmas are situations in which private interests are at odds with collective interests. Such situations arise because people frequently attach more weight to their short term selfish interests than to the long term interests of the group …   Wikipedia

  • Prisoner's Dilemma — A paradigmatic instance in game theory , which takes its name from a story of two prisoners, who are interrogated separately and cannot communicate with each other. There is insufficient evidence for the police to convict either prisoner of armed …   Dictionary of sociology

  • prisoner’s dilemma — A branch of *game theory that systematically analyzes strategies for the optimal selection of alternative courses of action in competitive conditions. The prisoner’s dilemma focuses on the complexities of making competitive choices. In a… …   Auditor's dictionary

  • prisoner's dilemma — n. in game theory, a situation in which, if each of the individuals involved chooses the most rational option for gaining his or her own ends, the least desirable outcome for all will necessarily result * * * Imaginary situation employed in game… …   Universalium

  • prisoner's dilemma — noun (in game theory) a situation in which two players each have two options whose outcome depends crucially on the other s simultaneous choice, exemplified by two prisoners separately deciding whether to confess to a crime …   English new terms dictionary

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