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Constructing multi-player quantum games from non-factorizable joint probabilities
Author(s): Azhar Iqbal; Taksu Cheon
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Paper Abstract

We use the standard three-party Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen (EPR) setting in order to play general three-player non-cooperative symmetric games. We analyze how the peculiar non-factorizable joint probabilities that may emerge in the EPR setting can change outcome of the game. Our setup requires that the quantum game attains classical interpretation for factor- izable joint probabilities. We analyze the generalized three-player game of Prisoner's Dilemma (PD) and show that the players can indeed escape from the classical outcome of the game because of non-factorizable joint probabilities. This result for three-player PD contrasts strikingly with our earlier result for two-player PD for which even non-factorizable joint prob- abilities are not found to be helpful to escape from the classical outcome of the game.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 January 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6802, Complex Systems II, 68020A (5 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.774374
Show Author Affiliations
Azhar Iqbal, Kochi Univ. of Technology (Japan)
National Univ. of Sciences and Technology (Pakistan)
Taksu Cheon, Kochi Univ. of Technology (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6802:
Complex Systems II
Derek Abbott; Tomaso Aste; Murray Batchelor; Robert Dewar; Tiziana Di Matteo; Tony Guttmann, Editor(s)

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