On the evolutionary edge of altruism: a game-theoretic proof of Hamilton’s rule for a simple case of siblings
We offer a game-theoretic proof of Hamilton’s rule for the spread of altruism. For a simple case of siblings, we show that the rule can be derived as the outcome of a one-shot prisoner’s dilemma game between siblings. Copyright Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 2004
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Volume (Year): 14 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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