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 The Basic Structure of Repeated Games with Perfect Monitoring

George J. Mailath and Larry Samuelson

in Repeated Games and Reputations: Long-Run Relationships

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300796
eISBN:
9780199783700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300796.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter introduces the basic concepts of a stage game, repeated game with perfect monitoring, subgame-perfect equilibrium, and the one-shot deviation principle; introduces the use of automata to ... More


The game of life: A legendary cellular automaton

Iwo Białynicki-Birula and Iwona Białynicka-Birula

in Modeling Reality: How Computers Mirror Life

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198531005
eISBN:
9780191713033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198531005.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The Game of Life is one of the simplest cellular automata. Despite its simplicity, it exhibits many stunning features. The Game of Life serves as a paradigm for modelling complicated systems with the ... More


 Repeating Yourself

Ken Binmore

in Playing for Real: Game Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195300574
eISBN:
9780199783748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300574.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter studies games played by the same players over and over again. The strategies in repeated games are modeled as finite automata, and a version of the folk theorem is proved. This says that ... More


Limited Power and Knowledge: Accentuating Human Freedom

James L. Crenshaw

in Defending God: Biblical Responses to the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195140026
eISBN:
9780199835607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140028.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The deity’s role in human affairs need not be determinative, for people are not automatons. To endow them with the dignity of self-expression, God is said to impose limits on his own power and ... More


Mammy Memory: The Curious Case of Joice Heth, the Ancient Negress

Uri McMillan

in Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479802111
eISBN:
9781479865451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802111.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on resituating Heth’s brief but iconic impersonations, as George Washington’s nursemaid in 1830s America, as performance art. It begins to do so by tracing mammy memory, an ... More


The Argument against Physicalism

Gregg Rosenberg

in A Place for Consciousness: Probing the Deep Structure of the Natural World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195168143
eISBN:
9780199850075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168143.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

According to physicalism, everything is physical in some sense. It argues that the fundamental physical facts are the only fundamental facts. However, the author opposes such fact and states that a ... More


Urban and Regional Land Use Dynamics: Understanding the Process by Means of Cellular Automaton–Based Models

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

in Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Urban growth and change are modelled by a constrained CA in which cell states represent land uses. The transition rule takes into account not only the neighbourhood effect, which captures attraction ... More


Human Programming: Brainwashing, Automatons, and American Unfreedom

Scott Selisker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699872
eISBN:
9781452955285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699872.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Human Programming is a cultural history of the idea of the programmable mind in U.S. culture. It argues that literary, cinematic, and rhetorical figurations of the programmed mind have shaped ... More


On the ‘Spiritual Automaton’, Space and Time in Modern Cinema According to Gilles Deleuze

Réda BensmaÏa

in Deleuze and Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618743
eISBN:
9780748671762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618743.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the concept of the ‘spiritual automaton’ that appears late in Deleuze's work, particularly around the new images of space and time in contemporary cinema. It underscores the ... More


“The Sandman”

in Alchemical Mercury: A Theory of Ambivalence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760324
eISBN:
9780804772877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760324.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents an alchemical reading of E. T. A. Hoffmann's 1815 tale “The Sandman.” For the modern critic, this text has become inextricable from Freud's 1919 essay “Das Unheimliche” (“The ... More


Conclusion: uncanny bodies

Phil Powrie and Éric Rebillard

in Pierre Batcheff and Stardom in 1920s French Cinema

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621972
eISBN:
9780748651191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621972.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

There is a sense in which the last films made by Pierre Batcheff were an unwelcome return to the star persona that he had worked hard to shift with Les Deux Timides and Un Chien andalou. In that ... More


Frances Burney's Mechanics of Coming Out

in The Self and It: Novel Objects in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756969
eISBN:
9780804773348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756969.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Frances Burney' novels—Evelina (1778), Cecilia (1782), and Camilla (1796), in particular—focus on the period in women's lives as they move from childhood into adult life and present themselves ... More


The Lacanian Real

Andrea Hurst

in Derrida Vis-à-vis Lacan: Interweaving Deconstruction and Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228744
eISBN:
9780823235179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228744.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter argues that there is a clear isomorphism between Jacques Derrida's formulations of différance and Jacques Lacan's formulations of the Real. Lacan's conception ... More


Wet Artificial Chemistries

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto

in Artificial Chemistries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029438
eISBN:
9780262329460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029438.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

We will first examine some possible ways to build wet artificial cells and their components, starting with alternative nucleic acids and amino acids. Alternatives to the existing genetic code are ... More


Automata, plot machinery and the imperial Gothic in Richard Marsh’s The Goddess

Neil Hultgren

in Richard Marsh, popular fiction and literary culture, 1890-1915: Rereading the fin de siècle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526124340
eISBN:
9781526136206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124340.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyses Richard Marsh’s 1900 novel The Goddess in relation to the late-Victorian imperial Gothic mode of writing. It suggests that Marsh’s novel demystifies the occult and supernatural ... More


Words Are for the Birds: “Non-reasoning Creatures Capable of Speech” in the Writings of Schreber and Poe

Joe Conway

in Mocking Bird Technologies: The Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278480
eISBN:
9780823280520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278480.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the role of talking birds in the work of Freud’s famous patient Daniel Paul Schreber and the American poet Edgar Allan Poe. As a way to resist the persecution of talking birds ... More


Introduction: “But supposing He does not come”

Seth Brodsky

in From 1989, or European Music and the Modernist Unconscious

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520279360
eISBN:
9780520966505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279360.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

As the title suggests, this is book about a year; about European music; about psychoanalysis; and about modernism. This introductory chapter discusses each of these themes in turn. It also explains ... More


Aristotelian Causation, Reproduction, and Accident and Chance

Emanuela Bianchi

in The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262182
eISBN:
9780823266449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262182.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter addresses the relationship of sexual reproduction in Generation of Animals to Aristotle’s theory of the four causes in Physics II, seeking to investigate the causal context for the ... More


Necessity and Automaton: Aleatory Matter and the Feminine Symptom

Emanuela Bianchi

in The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262182
eISBN:
9780823266449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262182.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter undertakes an investigation of the various meanings of necessity in Aristotle, and further pursues the notion that aleatory matter might harbor its own source of motion. Aristotle’s ... More


The Human Beast

Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze

in Claude Chabrol's Aesthetics of Opacity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692606
eISBN:
9781474444651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692606.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Chabrol’s fascination with ‘human beasts’ or ‘monsters’ through the following (overlapping) motifs: the serial killer, the automaton and the female killer. Through detailed film ... More


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