Notes and Reading - Lecture #8

Lecture #8 was an introduction to multiagent interaction.


Notes are available in two formats:


This lecture covered Chapter 6 of the textbook. You should read through Chapter 6 in detail.

Additional reading to go with the class is:

D. Hofstadter, "The Prisoner's Dilemma Computer Tournaments and the Evolution of Cooperation", in Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern, (D. Hofstadter, Penguin, 1986), 715-734.
while the classic work on the Prisoner's Dilemma is:
R. Axelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation, Basic Books.
Anyone interested in the PD is well advised to beg, borrow, or steal a copy (and then read it, of course).