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The promotion of cooperation by the poor in dynamic chicken games

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Title: The promotion of cooperation by the poor in dynamic chicken games
Authors: Ito, Hiromu Browse this author
Katsumata, Yuki Browse this author
Hasegawa, Eisuke Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Yoshimura, Jin Browse this author
Keywords: Applied mathematics
Evolutionary ecology
Evolutionary theory
Population genetics
Social evolution
Issue Date: 24-Feb-2017
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Journal Title: Scientific Reports
Volume: 7
Start Page: 43377
Publisher DOI: 10.1038/srep43377
PMID: 28233837
Abstract: The evolution of cooperative behavior is one of the most important issues in game theory. Previous studies have shown that cooperation can evolve only under highly limited conditions, and various modifications have been introduced to games to explain the evolution of cooperation. Recently, a utility function basic to game theory was shown to be dependent on current wealth as a conditional (state) variable in a dynamic version of utility theory. Here, we introduce this dynamic utility function to several games. Under certain conditions, poor players exhibit cooperative behavior in two types of chicken games (the hawk-dove game and the snowdrift game) but not in the prisoner's dilemma game and the stag hunt game. This result indicates that cooperation can be exhibited by the poor in some chicken games. Thus, the evolution of cooperation may not be as limited as has been suggested in previous studies.
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Appears in Collections:農学院・農学研究院 (Graduate School of Agriculture / Faculty of Agriculture) > 雑誌発表論文等 (Peer-reviewed Journal Articles, etc)

Submitter: 長谷川 英祐

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