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Function: How Traits Interact with the Environment to Influence Reproduction and Survival

Douglas W. Morris and Per Lundberg

in Pillars of Evolution: Fundamental principles of the eco-evolutionary process

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780198568797
eISBN:
9780191774690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568797.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Interactions between the environment, traits, and their constituent genes demonstrate that it is impossible to predict evolutionary change in anything but the simplest environments. Even then, we can ... More


Parameter Searching

Pablo Achard, Werner Van Geit, and Gwendal LeMasson

in Computational Modeling Methods for Neuroscientists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013277
eISBN:
9780262258722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013277.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter discusses the automated parameter-fitting methods and describes how to tune parameters in an efficient way. It tries to minimize the fitness values. Fitness functions are introduced for ... More


Let the best man win: Genetic algorithms

Iwo Białynicki-Birula and Iwona Białynicka-Birula

in Modeling Reality: How Computers Mirror Life

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198531005
eISBN:
9780191713033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198531005.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Darwin's theory of evolution inspired computer scientists to mimic its basic ideas in the realm of computer programs. Computer programs that employ mutation and recombination of the data sets may ... More


Nest Building and Self-Assembling

Eric Bonabeau, Marco Dorigo, and Guy Theraulaz

in Swarm Intelligence: From Natural to Artificial Systems

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131581
eISBN:
9780197561485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131581.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Social insect nest architectures can be complex, intricate structures. Stigmergy (see section 1.2.3), that is, the coordination of activities through the environment, is an important mechanism ... More


Sex allocation

Jan Komdeur

in The Evolution of Parental Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews various social and ecological circumstances linked to parental care that could drive variation in adaptive sex allocation in of vertebrates. The most extreme and precise sex ... More


An Experiment in Meta-Evolution

Thomas Bäck

in Evolutionary Algorithms in Theory and Practice: Evolution Strategies, Evolutionary Programming, Genetic Algorithms

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195099713
eISBN:
9780197560921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195099713.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, Systems Analysis and Design

So far, the basic knowledge about setting up the parameters of Evolutionary Algorithms stems from a lot of empirical work and few theoretical results. The standard guidelines for parameters such as ... More


Ecological Character Displacement

Dolph Schluter

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0027
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Ecological character displacement is phenotypic evolution wrought or maintained by resource competition between species. By resource competition, I mean the negative impact of one species (or ... More


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