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Stochastic Evolution of Rules for Playing Finite Normal Form Games

  • Fabrizio Germano


The evolution of boundedly rational rules for playing normal form games is studied within stationary environments of stochastically changing games. Rules are viewed as algorithms prescribing strategies for the different normal form games that arise. It is shown that many of the “folk resultsâ€\x9D of evolutionary game theory, typically obtained with a fixed game and fixed strategies, carry over to the present environments. The results are also related to some recent experiments on rules and games. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Theory and Decision.

Volume (Year): 62 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 (May)
Pages: 311-333

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Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:62:y:2007:i:4:p:311-333
DOI: 10.1007/s11238-007-9032-8
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