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Biologically inspired computational ecologies: A case study

  • Paul Devine
  • Ray Paton
Evolutionary Approaches to Issues in Biology and Economics
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1305)

Abstract

Some aspects of evolution are, by their very nature, unsuited to a process of direct experimentation. The work described here is a computational system strongly inspired by real ecology, it is intended as a framework within which the interaction of evolution, learning and cultural effects may be investigated. The design, development and behaviour of the system is outlined in some detail.

Keywords

Rule Base Asexual Reproduction Rule Discovery Scramble Competition Imitative Learning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Devine
    • 1
  • Ray Paton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK

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