A Brief Survey of the Prisoners' Dilemma Game and Its Potential Use in Biology

Adv Exp Med Biol. 2020;1194:315-322. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-32622-7_29.


Prisoners' Dilemma is a well-known game in game theory with many variations and applications in a number of fields. The addition of quantum strategies in this game opens up new possibilities and changes the equilibria of the game significantly.

Keywords: Biology; Game theory; Prisoners’ Dilemma; Quantum computation; Quantum game theory.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Biology* / methods
  • Game Theory*
  • Humans
  • Surveys and Questionnaires