Whenever a hawk meets a dove, the dove is killed. Whenever two hawks meet, they fight to death, and both are killed. And if two doves meet, nothing bad happens.
There are H hawks and D doves, and you are either a hawk or a dove. Assuming that meetings are random, what are your chances of survival?
(In reply to Half an answer
A corrolary to this is that if H is odd and you're a dove, then you have zero chance of survival, as that one surviving hawk will continue killing doves until the last one is gone.
Posted by Charlie
on 2004-09-13 09:19:31