Impact of Tenacity upon the Behaviors of Social Actors

  • Joseph El-Gemayel
  • Christophe Sibertin-Blanc
  • Paul Chapron
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 325)


The Sociology of the Organized Actions is a well-established theory that focuses upon the actual behaviors of the members of social organizations, and reveals the (to a large extent implicit) motives of social actors. The formalization of this theory leads to model the structure of an organization as a social game, including the Prisoners’ Dilemma as a specific case. In order to perform simulations of social organizations modeled in this way, the SocLab environment contains an algorithm allowing the model’s actors to play the social game and so to determine how they could cooperate with each other. This algorithm includes several parameters, and we study the influence of one of them, the Tenacity.


Social Actor Organize Action Resource State Global Satisfaction Good Cooperation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph El-Gemayel
    • 1
  • Christophe Sibertin-Blanc
    • 1
  • Paul Chapron
    • 1
  1. 1.Université de Toulouse Capitole / IRITToulouse Cedex 09

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