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What you will learn

  • Model the effects of multiple decision maker systems in various scenarios.

  • Analyze the Prisoner’s Dilemma and other Game Theory scenarios as a model of decision making and behavioral adaptation.

  • Discuss the relationships in genetic evolution models and developmental models of judgement and decision making.

  • Implement the design of autonomous agents as artificial life.

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Beginner Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 23 min)
1 practice exercise
Multiple Deciding Agents5m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Game Theory

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 111 min)
3 videos
Game Theory: Axelrod's Tournament26m
Games "In the Large"48m
3 practice exercises
Prisoner's Dilemma15m
Strategies15m
Scale and Complexity10m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Game Theory and Evolution

5 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 166 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
Game Theory & Evolution Part 229m
Evolution & Cognitive Science59m
Infant & Child Cognition49m
2 readings
Optional: Encyclopedia Entry for Evolutionary Game Theory10m
Evolutionary Psychology: A Primer10m
2 practice exercises
Game Theoretic Evolution10m
“Bourgeois” Strategy15m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Embodied Cognition

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 89 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Artificial Animals46m
3 readings
***Optional: The Mind Expanding Ideas of Andy Clark10m
Experiments in Synthetic Psychology10m
***Animals teach Robots to find their way10m

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