|Game Theory in Studies of Evolution and Development: Prospects for Deeper Use|
|Source: Biological Theory, Winter 2006, Vol. 1, No. 1: 31-32|
|Paper - Abstract|
In the absence of competition for resources, there would be no selection, and all biological change would be random. In the absence of returns to strategic cooperation and coordination, there would be no multicellularity or sexuality, and therefore no development. Game theory is the basic mathematical technology for modeling competition and cooperation and their interanimation. Therefore, we can be assured in advance of any empirical work that game theory is necessarily relevant to modeling evolution and development….
Text Colour Conventions (see disclaimer)
|© Theo Todman, June 2007 - Jan 2019.||Please address any comments on this page to email@example.com.||File output: |
Website Maintenance Dashboard
|Return to Top of this Page||Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page||Return to Theo Todman's Home Page|