Adaptive Individuals In Evolving Populations

Adaptive Individuals In Evolving Populations : Models And Algorithms

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This book is out of a workshop organized to address questions like these. The meeting was sponsored by the Santa Fe Institute and held at Sol y Sam- bra in Santa Fe, New Mexico, during July, 1993. It brought together a group of about 20 scientists from the disciplines of biology, psychology, and computer science, all studying interactions between the evolution of populations and individuals' adaptations in those populations, and all of whom make some use of computational tools in their work.
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  • Paperback | 552 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 28.19mm | 454g
  • Westview Press Inc
  • Reading, MA, United States
  • English
  • 0201483696
  • 9780201483697

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This book arose from a workshop held in July, 1993, sponsored by the Santa Fe Institute's Adaptive Computation Program. It brought together a group of about 20 scientists from the disciplines of biology, psychology, and computer science, all studying interactions between the evolution of populations and individuals' adaptations in those populations, and all of whom make some use of computational tools in their work.
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Table of contents

Acknowledgments -- Introduction /R. K. Belew and M. Mitchell -- BIOLOGY -- PSYCHOLOGY -- COMPUTER SCIENCE -- Glossary -- Index.
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About Richard K. Belew

Richard K. Belew received a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota and a Masters and a Ph.D. in Computer and Communication Sciences from the University of Michigan. He is an associate professor of computer science and Engineering at the University of California at San Diego, where he is also part of the interdisciplinary faculty of the Cognitive Science department and a member of the Institute of Neural Computation. Melanie Mitchell received a B.A. in Mathematics from Brown University and a Ph.D. in Computer and Communication Sciences from the University of Michigan. She is currently research professor and director of the Adaptive Computation Program at the Santa Fe Institute, and is also on the research faculty of the Computer Science Department at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
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