Student’s Dilemma, a riff of the Prisoner version with extra credit

Posted to Statistics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

By way of Chris Volinsky, a quiz dilemma for students who want extra credit. It’s a variation on the Prisoner’s Dilemma, a popular game theory example that uses two criminals instead of students and lesser jail time instead of extra credit.

What’s your answer? I take the two.

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