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Type of publication:Inproceedings
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TitleEvolutionary Games: An Algorithmic View
Bibtex cite IDRACTI-RU1-2004-68
Booktitle Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Year published 2004
Month June
Pages 101-111
Publisher Springer Berlin / Heidelberg
Evolutionary Game Theory is the study of strategic interactions among large populations of agents who base their decisions on simple, myopic rules. A major goal of the theory is to determine broad classes of decision procedures which both provide plausible descriptions of selfish behaviour and include appealing forms of aggregate behaviour. For example, properties such as the correlation between strategies' growth rates and payoffs, the connection between stationary states and Nash equilibria and global guarantees of convergence to equilibrium, are widely studied in the literature. In this paper we discuss some computational aspects of the theory, which we prefer to view more as Game Theoretic Aspects of Evolution than Evolutionary Game Theory, since the term "evolution" actually refers to strategic adaptation of individuals ' behaviour through a dynamic process and not the traditional evolution of populations. We consider this dynamic process as a self-organization procedure, which under certain conditions leads to some kind of stability and assures robustness against invasion.
Kontogiannis, Spyros
Spirakis, Paul
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