Example sentences for: defection

How can you use “defection” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For example, as soon as the sucker's payoff exceeds the punishment for mutual defection (S > P) and everything else stays the same (i.e.

  • Second, a famous example of PD comes from the trench-warfare of World War I [ 1 ] , in which opposing lines of troops preferred to cooperate in maintaining a local peace rather than risk death in mutual defection (and reversion to reciprocated attacks).

  • However, both are just certain regions within a larger universe of 24 possibilities in which various other types of symmetric games will be encountered [ 4 ] . These other undefined regions all represent different potential games so the whole is best described as a market, since different individuals meeting each other have different payoff matrices - or values - for tradable commodities (obtained from cooperation or defection) [ 17 28 ] . Prices change according to the relative value to the "buyer" and "investor" and, since these vary, the interactions between members of any one population can move dynamically around the phase space, sometimes in and out of special areas such as those defined as the Prisoner's Dilemma.

  • Republican congressional leaders reportedly hit the roof over the governors' defection and, under that pressure, they fudged their stand somewhat.

  • He's turning 50 and just returned to the former Soviet Union for the first time since his 1974 defection.


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