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Communication games : the semiotic foundation of culture

Author: Eduardo Neiva Júnior
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, ©2007.
Series: Approaches to applied semiotics, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study is a groundbreaking application of game theory to the semiotics of culture and communication. It shows that culture and communication are not merely means of integrating social actors, but primarily ways of distinguishing individuals who interact both competitively and cooperatively within society. Provocatively using the Darwinian idea of sexual selection, the author demonstrates how game theory  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eduardo Neiva Júnior
ISBN: 9783110190465 311019046X
ISSN:1612-6769
OCLC Number: 105434077
Description: xi, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Canonical games --
1. Conflict --
2. Coordination --
3. Contract --
Pt. 2. Ancestral games --
4. Origin --
5. Sex, signals --
Pt. 3. Individual games --
6. Strategies --
7. Players.
Series Title: Approaches to applied semiotics, 5.
Responsibility: by Eduardo Neiva.
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