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Evolution in Netlogo

  • Tim Gooding
Chapter

Abstract

Wherever less successful heterogeneous people try to emulate those more successful, evolution will result. We know this because these are prerequisites for evolutionary systems. Similar prerequisites are routinely used by scientists, engineers, and industry to create specified parts and systems. What will arise from the resulting evolutionary forces is not always self-evident. This is where agent-based model experiments are most useful. This describes precisely how to place the prerequisites of evolution into a multi-agent economic model and demonstrates some results.

Keywords

Evolution Evolutionary prerequisites Evolutionary outcomes Evolutionary fitness Starvation Agent-based models Netlogo 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Gooding
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  1. 1.Kingston UniversityKingston upon ThamesUK

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