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Prediction Games

Barrett, Jeffrey A. and Dickson, Michael and Purves, Gordon (2013) Prediction Games. [Preprint]

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Abstract

We consider an extension of signaling games to the case of prediction, where one agent (‘sender’) perceives the current state of the world and sends a signal. The second agent (‘receiver’) perceives this signal, and makes a prediction about the next state of the world (which evolves according to stochastic but not entirely random ‘laws’). We suggest that such games may be the basis of a model for the evolution of successful theorizing about the world.


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Item Type: Preprint
Creators:
CreatorsEmailORCID
Barrett, Jeffrey A.jabarret@uci.edu
Dickson, Michaeldickson@sc.edu
Purves, Gordongordon.purves@gmail.com
Additional Information: This version is a preliminary draft of a paper that we wrote several years ago and are currently revising for submission for publication.
Keywords: signaling, game theory, prediction
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Economics
General Issues > Formal Learning Theory
Depositing User: Michael Dickson
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2013 14:28
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2013 14:28
Item ID: 10042
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Economics
General Issues > Formal Learning Theory
Date: 2013
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/10042

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