Effects of Interaction and Learning Distance on Cooperation in Evolutionary Games on a Multiplex Network

  • Yasuyuki NakamuraEmail author
  • Koichi Yasutake
  • Keiya Ando
  • Takahiro Tagawa
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 812)


We investigated a two-layered multiplex network in which players interact depending on the social distance between them. The aim of this study is to clarify the effects of multi-layered structure on emergence of cooperation in the prisoner’s dilemma game including social distances, interactions, and learning distances. We found that the increase of learning distance promotes cooperation even on a multiplex network, and a cooperative strategy tends to vanish away with the parameters, which is contract to the Seltzer’s result.


Multiplex network Prisoner’s dilemma game Social distance Cooperation 



This research was financially supported by JSPS KAKENHI grant numbers 18H01052, 18K18653 and 17K01135.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuyuki Nakamura
    • 1
    Email author
  • Koichi Yasutake
    • 2
  • Keiya Ando
    • 3
  • Takahiro Tagawa
    • 4
  1. 1.Graduate School of InformaticsNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Social SciencesHiroshima UniversityHigashi-HiroshimaJapan
  3. 3.Faculty of EconomicsHiroshima UniversityHigashi-HiroshimaJapan
  4. 4.Research Institute for Information TechnologyKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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