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Selfish Games

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Science  21 May 2010:
Vol. 328, Issue 5981, pp. 977-978
DOI: 10.1126/science.1189117

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The Calculus of Selfishness by Karl Sigmund Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2010. 184 pp. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780691142753. Theoretical and Computational Biology.

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Sigmund offers a fairly rigorous introduction to game-theory approaches to "interactions among individuals guided by self-interest and caught in social traps."