Re: META: Memes and War [was: Tomorrow is a new day]

From: Sebastian Hagen (
Date: Fri Nov 12 2004 - 09:52:07 MST

Keith Henson wrote:
>> As an aside note, a better algorithm than the typical tit-for-tat has
>> been
>> found a while ago, but you probably know about it already, although
>> IMO the
>> new algorithm is against the spirit of the thing.
> That's really interesting. Does anyone have a pointer?

It may be the method mentioned on
<,1284,65317,00.html>, though I'm not
certain. For this one to work one needs to fill a significant fraction
of the agent pool with agents willing to sacrifice themselves under
certain (known) conditions, so arguably it is cheating.

Sebastian Hagen

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