From: Grant Callaghan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed 30 Oct 2002 - 16:59:59 GMT
>Dear Bill B,
> > > Bill S:
> > > 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.
> > >
> > > Derek:
> > > Yes it can, you just need enough performances to
> > > deduce the the strategy. How else could you infer the
> > > strategy of somebody who refuses to disclose it?
> > Bill B:
> > And you might well arrive at the strategy without even being able to
> > articulate it consciously.
>A great deal of culture is received by such inference, isn't it? :-)
I'd say almost everything received through examining artifacts is received this way.
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