Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems. 5th International ICST Conference, BIONETICS 2010, Boston, USA, December 1-3, 2010, Revised Selected Papers

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A Dynamical Mechanism for the Evolution and Breakdown of Cooperation in the Snowdrift Game in Adaptive Networks

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        author={Gerd Zschaler and Arne Traulsen and Thilo Gross},
        title={A Dynamical Mechanism for the Evolution and Breakdown of Cooperation in the Snowdrift Game in Adaptive Networks},
        proceedings={Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems. 5th International ICST Conference, BIONETICS 2010, Boston, USA, December 1-3, 2010, Revised Selected Papers},
        proceedings_a={BIONETICS},
        year={2012},
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        doi={10.1007/978-3-642-32615-8_50}
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  • Gerd Zschaler
    Arne Traulsen
    Thilo Gross
    Year: 2012
    A Dynamical Mechanism for the Evolution and Breakdown of Cooperation in the Snowdrift Game in Adaptive Networks
    BIONETICS
    Springer
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-32615-8_50
Gerd Zschaler1,*, Arne Traulsen2, Thilo Gross1
  • 1: Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme
  • 2: Max-Planck-Institut für Evolutionsbiologie
*Contact email: zschaler@pks.mpg.de

Abstract

We present a novel dynamical mechanism promoting cooperation in the snowdrift game on an adaptive network. In infinite systems, asymptotic full cooperation can be achieved, while sudden breakdowns of highly cooperative states are observed in finite systems.