Fall 2006


  due Fri Sep 8

Week Zero

  due Tue Sep 12

Week 1

  due Fri Sep 22

Week 2

This the first formally graded assignment. Here are a few things you might like to consider:
Explain your ideas and use examples to illustrate them. You may use sources, including working with each other, but be sure to make clear what is your work and what is not. The write-up must be your own.

  due Thu Sep 28

Week 3

Read Chapter 1 of Math and Politics and do questions 2, 10, 15 and two questions of your own choosing from 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. Put in the envelope outside my office by 3pm (note that it is due on Thursday, not Friday). This is a graded assignment.

  due Tue Oct 10

Week 4/5

Read Chapter 2 of Math and Politics (you should have already done this). Do questions 6, 10, 11, 12 and 15. This is a graded assignment

  due Tue Oct 10

Week 5

Come to class ready to discuss whether the passing of academic policy at Marlboro is equivalent to a weighted voting system.
  due Thu Oct 19

Week 6

From Math and Politics: Chap 3, questions 4, 5, 7, 10 and 12a and Chap 8, questions 7 and 8. Also, show that the passing of academic policy at Marlboro has dimension 2 (where there are 41 faculty, 347 students and everyone goes to (and votes at) Faculty/Town Meeting as appropriate, and faculty minds do not change between the initial vote and any request from Town Meeting to reconsider). This is a graded assignment, due at noon on 19th Oct.


  due Tue Nov 14

Week 7

From Math and Politics, Chapter 7: 1, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 16 (graded assignment).

  due Wed Nov 22

Week 8

From Math and Politics, Chapter 6: 7, 10, 11, 13. (graded assignment).

  due Fri Dec 1

Week 10

Use the following strategies against the Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma applet, and send me your results:
Also, try and get the highest possible score (100 is a target to shoot for). courses/ fall2006/game_theory/ special/assignments
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