The Evolution of Algorithmic Learning Rules : A Global Stability Result
AbstractThis paper considers the dynamic evolution of algorithmic (recursive) learning rules in a normal form game. It is shown that the system - the population frequencies - is globally stable for any arbitrary N-player normal form game, if the evolutionary process is algorithmic and the "birth process" guarantees that an appropriate set of "smart" rules is present in the population.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by European University Institute in its series Economics Working Papers with number eco96/05.
Length: 52 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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- Luca Anderlini & Hamid Sabourian, 1995. "The Evolution of Algorithmic Learning Rules: A Global Stability Result," Game Theory and Information 9510001, EconWPA.
- C70 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - General
- C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
- C79 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Other
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search, Learning, and Information
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