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0.2: Changes from the first edition

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    For the second edition, I added two chapters, one on evolution, the other on the evolution of cooperation.

    In the first edition, each chapter presented background on a topic and suggested experiments the reader could run. For the second edition, I have done those experiments. Each chapter presents the implementation and results as a worked example, then suggests additional experiments for the reader.

    For the second edition, I replaced some of my own code with standard libraries like NumPy and NetworkX. The result is more concise and more efficient, and it gives readers a chance to learn these libraries.

    Also, the Jupyter notebooks are new. For every chapter there are two notebooks: one contains the code from the chapter, explanatory text, and exercises; the other contains solutions to the exercises.

    Finally, all supporting software has been updated to Python 3 (but most of it runs unmodified in Python 2).

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