Re: Standard definition

From: Bill Spight (
Date: Wed 30 Oct 2002 - 14:34:44 GMT

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    Dear Wade,

    > Placing the cultural unit of transmission solely in performance would
    > allow quantitative analysis. Putting it anywhere else only allows
    > conjecture.

    In the Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma the performance is only cooperation or defection. Neither TIT-FOR-TAT nor any other strategy can be described merely in terms of performance. Yet such strategies are culturally transferred.



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