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Hill Climbing1

K. B. E. E. Eimeleus

in Skis in the Art of War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747403
eISBN:
9781501747427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747403.003.0017
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter concerns mountain skis that are securely attached to the foot. Such skis allow various methods of hill climbing because they are easier to control than running skis that have no heel ... More


Modeling and Optimizing Analytical Methods

D. Brynn Hibbert

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162127
eISBN:
9780197562093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162127.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

I asked a professor, visiting from a nation well regarded for its hardworking ethos, whether in his search for ever better catalysts for some synthesis or other, he ... More


Wright’s Adaptive Landscape, Fisher’s Fundamental Theorem

Samir Okasha

in Agents and Goals in Evolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198815082
eISBN:
9780191852909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815082.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind

Fitness maximization, or optimization, is a controversial idea in evolutionary biology. One classical formulation of this idea is that natural selection will tend to push a population up a peak in an ... More


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