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06/14/2001 10:29 PM by name withheld;
As you tell the story cooperation is not possible. Maybe it is because of that that we have trafic lights and highway police.
Cooperation could be possible if the drivers drive always in a small city, since bad behavior today may be reataliated in the future.

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06/05/2001 07:59 AM by name withheld; Prisoner's Dilemma and Traffic
Can the prisoners dilemma be applied to traffic situations? A two lane highway is reduced to a single lane. If all traffic enters the single lane prior to the merge pointimpacts to speed, flow and delay are minimized for all drivers. An [View full text and thread]