International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 56, Issue 3, pp 863–873 | Cite as

Quantum Samaritan’s Dilemma Under Decoherence



We study how quantum noise affects the solution of quantum Samaritan’s dilemma. Serval most common dissipative and nondissipative noise channels are considered as the model of the decoherence process. We find that the solution of quantum Samaritan’s dilemma is stable under the influence of the amplitude damping, the bit flip and the bit-phase flip channel.


Quantum game Noise channel Nash equilibrium 



We are very grateful to the reviewers and the editors for their invaluable comments and detailed suggestions that helped to improve the quality of the present paper. This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 61502179, 61472452), the Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province of China (Grant No. 2014A030310265), Guangdong Province Office of Education (Grant No. 2014KTSCX130), the Science Foundation for Young Teachers of Wuyi University (Grant No. 2015zk01), the Spanish Grant MTM2015-63914-P. H.Z. Situ is sponsored by the State Scholarship Fund of the China Scholarship Council.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementWuyi UniversityJiangmenChina
  2. 2.Technical University of Madrid, ETSIA (Estadística, GSC). C.UniversitariaMadridSpain
  3. 3.College of Mathematics and InformaticsSouth China Agricultural UniversityGuangzhouChina

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