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 [...]

[Continue Reading ...]

Filed under: Announcements

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

[Continue Reading ...]

Filed under: Announcements

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.

[Continue Reading ...]

Filed under: Announcements

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:

[Continue Reading ...]

Filed under: Announcements

Portfolios Blogs and Presentations

Posted by: 300ta | October 1, 2014

Summing up our discussion in class, including a few questions that came up at the end: Your 1st blog posting is due Thursday, Oct 16 before class. Since comments count, it is prudent to submit earlier; however, the class rejected an earlier deadline. Research need not be restricted to published journal articles, but may include [...]

[Continue Reading ...]

Filed under: Announcements

Lab 1 Update (09/15/14)

Posted by: 300ta | September 12, 2014

Hello all. Under Lab 1 you will now find a guide for lab 1 including goals and grading breakdown. We will take some time in the beginning of the labs for discussion, but it would be a good idea to read over the instructions before your lab and think of any questions or issues you [...]

[Continue Reading ...]

Filed under: Announcements

Quiz Questions

Posted by: 300ta | September 7, 2014

Quiz questions can be posted to, and reviewed at our new Piazza site which replaces ¬†our Google Moderator site.  

[Continue Reading ...]

Filed under: Announcements

First Class

Posted by: 300ta | September 3, 2014

Please bring your i>clicker to class on Thursday, Sept. 4. We will need them for a game, an experiment, and to test some software.

[Continue Reading ...]

Filed under: Announcements

Robot Ethics Survey

Posted by: 300ta | January 6, 2014

We will discuss the Robot Ethics Survey in class on Sept 16. You are invited to take this survey here. When asked for a class passcode, use NASH to identify yourself as a member of our class; the survey is otherwise anonymous. It is not required for the course and is not graded.  

[Continue Reading ...]

Filed under: Announcements

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

Emergency Procedures | Accessibility | Contact UBC | ©2009 University of British Columbia