Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Anatol Rapoport

Apparently, Anatol Rapoport died over the weekend. (I can only find this subscription-only story in a Canadian newspaper as verification). In 1984 he came up with the tit-for-tat strategy for Robert Axelrod's iterated prisoner's dilemma tournament.

1 comment:

Anthony Rapoport said...

A more detailed obituary, with some discussion of his work in decision theory, appeared in today's Globe and Mail. The link to the full text is: