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MATH 913 - Mathematical Models of Collective Action |

A study of collective action, cooperation, and social choice theory through the lens of mathematical game theory, specifically the Prisoner's Dilemma game. Topics include the effect of group size and selective incentives on the likelihood of success in a one-off group action, strategies that individuals employ in repeated group interactions, and how cooperation can evolve if members of the group have repeated interactions. Special attention is paid to the above topics in the context of a math classroom.
Prerequisites: MATH 901 Foundations of Mathematics
1.000 Credit hours Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated Schedule Types: Directed Study, Lecture Division of Graduate & Cont Ed Division Mathematics Department Course Attributes: Graduate Level Course, Mathematics (MEd) |

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