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Ideas of William Poundstone, by Text

[American, fl. 1980, ]

1992 Prisoner's Dilemma
03 'Cake' p.43 Self-interest can fairly divide a cake; first person cuts, second person chooses
03 'Curve' p.61 Formal game theory is about maximising or minimising numbers in tables
03 'Minimax' p.62 The minimax theorem says a perfect game of opposed people always has a rational solution
06 'Tucker's' p.118 Two prisoners get the best result by being loyal, not by selfish betrayal
11 'Howard's' p.226 The tragedy in prisoner's dilemma is when two 'nice' players misread each other
12 'TIT' p.240 Do unto others as you would have them do unto you - or else!
12 'TIT' p.240 TIT FOR TAT says cooperate at first, then do what the other player does