RE: A Light Rant On Ontological Commitment
> That is why Tit-for-tat strategies have been > exhaustively studied. Simple strategies typically > produced the highest survivor rates in simulations > of negotiations where the Prisoner's Dilemma is > assumed as the environmental constraint. The author > of your cited article alludes to this by the constraint > "Treat this message as you do all messages of this > type unless there is a demonstrable reason not to > do so." Humans do this when an RFI or RFQ comes > in. If we cannot understand it, we invoke a process > to consider if it is worth considering. Making a > machine do this is what the machine language must > enable and why the author of the article is investigating > the design of such languages. Today must be citation day :) Rosenschein and Zlotkin's book, "Rules of Encounter" is good stuff and all about applying game theoretics to machine negotiations. -Bill ----- Bill de hÓra : InterX : bdehora@i...
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