Posted by: 300ta | December 5, 2014

Hi all, Here is a paper that gives a good outline of Prospect Theory, this one will not confuse you. ptapp_final.pdf

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Posted by: 300ta | December 4, 2014

Hi all, The review session tomorrow will be held in IBLC room 461 from 4-6pm. See you then!

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Grades posted

Posted by: 300ta | November 26, 2014

Today I calculated and posted the following grades on Connect: Quizzes. The grade is based on dropping your 2 worst (or missed) quizzes Quiz question contribution Bonus game points (for game tournament players I could identify). If you participated in the tournaments but see no extra points, contact me with your game playing alias.

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Practice Final Exam

Posted by: 300ta | November 24, 2014

A practice final consisting of questions related to material we’ve covered from exams from previous years. Practice Exam

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Final exam review session

Posted by: 300ta | November 23, 2014

Hi all, The final exam review session will be held on Friday, December 5th from 4-6pm. The room has not yet been determined, an update will be sent on this in about a week.

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Lab 3 Posted

Posted by: 300ta | November 2, 2014

Hi all, the outline for Lab 3 has been posted.

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Ultimatum Game Tournament Results – updated

Posted by: 300ta | October 30, 2014

The general results of the Ultimatum Game (UG) tournament: Humans did better as Proposers playing computers as Receivers (HC), but worse as Receivers playing against Computers (CH). However, our results do not confirm those in Sanfey et al. Our humans did not accept more unfair offers from computers; they rejected (outcome = 0,0) an average [...]

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Topics & Readings updated

Posted by: 300ta | October 10, 2014

I’ve updated the reading assignments. In particular, I shortened the assignment for Tuesday, Oct 14, and edited and filled in the readings for the topics in the second half of term. Have a good Thanksgiving, Peter

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Labs Cancelled for Thanksgiving

Posted by: 300ta | October 6, 2014

Hi all, Thanks to the Thanksgiving holiday next week, lab sessions are cancelled for Monday October 13th and Wednesday October 15th. Please check the lab page for the updated due dates for lab assignments.

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Single Play Prisoner’s Dilemma Tournament

Posted by: 300ta | October 2, 2014

The results of the single play PD tournament show humans playing humans outscoring computers playing computers. The mixed cases are less clear. Looking at the time series, the human-human phase started with more cooperation (and thus higher scores) and this decayed less:

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