Episode 002: Why Campaigns Go Negative: An Intro to Game Theory

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:59 — 22.9MB) In this podcast we discuss: What a ‘Game’ is, mathematically Some areas where games apply to real life (most of them!) How game theory is applied in biology The Prisoners Dilemma game, and Why all political campaigns go negative For more about game theory, a great resource is GameTheory.net.  And I’ll be posting a series of articles on my blog...

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