War of Attrition: When There Is No End in Sight

A couple weeks ago, I went over the concept of the Hawk-Dove evolutionary model. This time, I plan to look at another Maynard-Smith derived model, namely the War of Attrition. Most people know the phrase by the actual model of warfare, where one side continues to hammer against the opponent regardless of its own losses… Continue reading War of Attrition: When There Is No End in Sight

Hawk-Dove: Evolutionary Game Theory in a Nutshell

Sorry about the absence last week. I fell ill and was unable to write anything for that week. This post was originally supposed to appear last Monday. Prisoner’s Dilemma. Battle of the Sexes. Chicken. Matching Pennies. Stag Hunt. Rock, Paper, Scissors. All the various types of auctions. I have just listed before me a series… Continue reading Hawk-Dove: Evolutionary Game Theory in a Nutshell