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Artificial Evolution

By Pierre Liardet,Pierre Collet,Cyril Fonlupt,Evelyne Lutton,Marc Schoenauer
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Artificial Evolution, EA 2003, held in Marseilles, France in October 2003. The 32 revised full papers presented were carefully selected and improved during two rounds of reviewing and revision. The papers are organized in topical sections on theoretical issues, algorithmic issues, applications, implementation issues, genetic programming, coevolution and agent systems, artificial life, and cellular automata.

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Artificial Evolution

By El-ghazali Talbi,Pierre Liardet,Pierre Collet,Evelyne Lutton,Marc Schoenauer
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3540335900
  • Pages : 310
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Artificial Evolution, EA 2005, held in Lille, France, in October 2005. The 26 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 78 submissions. The papers cover all aspects of artificial evolution: genetic programming, machine learning, combinatorial optimization, co-evolution, self-assembling, artificial life and bioinformatics.

Artificial Evolution

By Stéphane Bonnevay,Pierrick Legrand,Nicolas Monmarché,Evelyne Lutton,Marc Schoenauer
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3319314718
  • Pages : 249
  • Category : Computers
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Artificial Evolution, EA 2015, held in Lyon, France, in October 2015. The 18 revised papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 31 submissions. The focus of the conference is on following topics: Evolutionary Computation, Evolutionary Optimization, Co-evolution, Artificial Life, Population Dynamics, Theory, Algorithmics and Modeling, Implementations, Application of Evolutionary Paradigms to the Real World, Dynamic Optimization, Machine Learning and hybridization with other soft computing techniques.

Artificial Evolution

By Pierre Collet,Cyril Fonlupt,Jin-Kao Hao,Evelyne Lutton,Marc Schoenauer
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3540460330
  • Pages : 374
  • Category : Science
  • Reads : 197
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The Evolution Arti?cielle cycle of conferences was originally initiated as a forum for the French-speaking evolutionary computation community. Previous EA m- tings were held in Toulouse (EA’94), Brest (EA’95, LNCS 1063), Nˆ?mes (EA’97, LNCS 1363), Dunkerque (EA’99, LNCS 1829), and ?nally, EA 2001 was hosted by the Universit ́e de Bourgogne in the small town of Le Creusot, in an area of France renowned for its excellent wines. However, the EA conferences have been receiving more and more papers from the international community: this conference can be considered fully internat- nal, with 39submissions from non-francophonic countries on all ?ve continents, out of a total of 68. Out of these 68 papers, only 28 were presented orally (41%) due to the formula of the conference (single session with presentations of 30 minutes) that all participants seem to appreciate a lot. The Organizing Committee wishes to thank the members of the International Program Committee for their hard work (mainly due to the large number of submissions) and for the service they rendered to the community by ensuring the high scienti?c content of the papers presented. Actually, the overall quality of the papers presented was very high and all 28 presentations are included in this volume, grouped in 8 sections which more or less re?ect the organization of the oral session: 1. Invited Paper: P. Bentley gave a great talk on his classi?cation of int- disciplinary collaborations, and showed us some of his work with musicians and biologists.

Artificial Evolution

By Nicolas Monmarché,El-Ghazali Talbi,Pierre Collet,Marc Schoenauer,Evelyne Lutton
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3540793054
  • Pages : 330
  • Category : Computers
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This post-conference proceedings volume covers all aspects of artificial evolution, including genetic programming, swarm intelligence, combinatorial and multi-objective optimization, as well as theory and applications.

Artificial Evolution

By Cyril Fonlupt,Jin-Kao Hao,Evelyne Lutton,Edmund Ronald,Marc Schoenauer
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3540449086
  • Pages : 293
  • Category : Computers
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The Arti?cial Evolution conference was originally conceived as a forum for the French-speaking Evolutionary Computation community, but has of late been acquiring an European audience, with several papers from Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain... However, AE remains as intended a small and friendly gathering, which will continue to be held every two years. Previous AE meets were held in Toulouse, Brest, and Nˆ ?mes. This year, the hosting was done by the LIL (Laboratoire d’Informatique du Littoral) in the not-so-cold city of Dunkerque. The invited talk on “Fitness Landscapes and Evolutionary Algorithms” was delivered by Colin Reeves of Coventry University This volume contains a selection of the papers presented at the conference. Twenty-seven papers were presented orally at the conference, selected from over 40 papers refereed by the program committee. After the conference, each p- sentation was reviewed and 20 papers were retained and revised for publication in this volume. The papers in this volume have been grouped into the following ?ve sections which more or less re?ect the organization of the oral presentations. 1. Invited Paper: C. Reeves brightly describes the state of the art in Fitness Landscapes.

Evolutionary Robotics. From Intelligent Robotics to Artificial Life

By Takashi Gomi
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  • Isbn : 3540455027
  • Pages : 144
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Evolutionary Robotics, ER 2001, held in Tokyo, Japan, in October 2001. The seven revised full papers by the invited speakers Rodney A. Brooks, Dario Floreano, Robert J. Full, Inman Harvey, Owen Holland, Francesco Mondada, and Jordan B. Pollack were carefully selected and revised for presentation in the book. Among the topics addressed are imitation of life and machine consciousness, autonomous vision-based robots, evolved robots, living machines, artificial evolution, bioinspired artificial life locomotion, and mobile robotic systems engineering.

Evolution, Complexity and Artificial Life

By Stefano Cagnoni,Marco Mirolli,Marco Villani
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 3642375774
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : Computers
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Evolution and complexity characterize both biological and artificial life – by direct modeling of biological processes and the creation of populations of interacting entities from which complex behaviors can emerge and evolve. This edited book includes invited chapters from leading scientists in the fields of artificial life, complex systems, and evolutionary computing. The contributions identify both fundamental theoretical issues and state-of-the-art real-world applications. The book is intended for researchers and graduate students in the related domains.

Advances in Artificial Life

By Dario Floreano,Jean-Daniel Nicoud,Francesco Mondada
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 3540483047
  • Pages : 742
  • Category : Computers
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No matter what your perspective is, what your goals are, or how experienced you are, Artificial Life research is always a learning experience. The variety of phe nomena that the people who gathered in Lausanne reported and discussed for the fifth time since 1991 at the European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL) has not been programmed, crafted, or assembled by analytic design. It has evolved, emerged, or appeared spontaneously from a process of artificial evolution, se- organisation, or development. Artificial Life is a field where biological and artificial sciences meet and blend together, where the dynamics of biological life are reproduced in the memory of computers, where machines evolve, behave, and communicate like living organ isms, where complex life-like entities are synthesised from electronic chromo somes and artificial chemistries. The impact of Artificial Life in science, phi losophy, and technology is tremendous. Over the years the synthetic approach has established itself as a powerful method for investigating several complex phenomena of life. From a philosophical standpoint, the notion of life and of in telligence is continuously reformulated in relation to the dynamics of the system under observation and to the embedding environment, no longer a privilege of carbon-based entities with brains and eyes. At the same time, the possibility of engineering machines and software with life-like properties such as evolvability, self-repair, and self-maintainance is gradually becoming reality, bringing new perspectives in engineering and applications.

Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms

By Paul Levi,Serge Kernbach
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 3642116922
  • Pages : 470
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
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This book examines the evolution of self-organised multicellular structures, and the remarkable transition from unicellular to multicellular life. It shows the way forward in developing new robotic entities that are versatile, cooperative and self-configuring.

Artificial Intelligence

By Saswat Sarangi,Pankaj Sharma
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Isbn : 0429865406
  • Pages : 150
  • Category : Political Science
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What will the future be? A dystopian landscape controlled by machines or a brave new world full of possibilities? Perhaps the answer lies with Artificial Intelligence (AI)—a phenomenon much beyond technology that has, continues to, and will shape lives in ways we do not understand yet. This book traces the evolution of AI in contemporary history. It analyses how AI is primarily being driven by "capital" as the only "factor of production" and its consequences for the global political economy. It further explores the dystopian prospect of mass unemployment by AI and takes up the ethical aspects of AI and its possible use in undermining natural and fundamental rights. A tract for the times, this volume will be a major intervention in an area that is heavily debated but rarely understood. It will be essential reading for researchers and students of digital humanities, politics, economics, science and technology studies, physics, and computer science. It will also be key reading for policy makers, cyber experts and bureaucrats.

The Artificial Ape

By Timothy Taylor
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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Isbn : 9780230109735
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Science
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A breakthrough theory that tools and technology are the real drivers of human evolution Although humans are one of the great apes, along with chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans, we are remarkably different from them. Unlike our cousins who subsist on raw food, spend their days and nights outdoors, and wear a thick coat of hair, humans are entirely dependent on artificial things, such as clothing, shelter, and the use of tools, and would die in nature without them. Yet, despite our status as the weakest ape, we are the masters of this planet. Given these inherent deficits, how did humans come out on top? In this fascinating new account of our origins, leading archaeologist Timothy Taylor proposes a new way of thinking about human evolution through our relationship with objects. Drawing on the latest fossil evidence, Taylor argues that at each step of our species' development, humans made choices that caused us to assume greater control of our evolution. Our appropriation of objects allowed us to walk upright, lose our body hair, and grow significantly larger brains. As we push the frontiers of scientific technology, creating prosthetics, intelligent implants, and artificially modified genes, we continue a process that started in the prehistoric past, when we first began to extend our powers through objects. Weaving together lively discussions of major discoveries of human skeletons and artifacts with a reexamination of Darwin's theory of evolution, Taylor takes us on an exciting and challenging journey that begins to answer the fundamental question about our existence: what makes humans unique, and what does that mean for our future?

Science Fiction: the Evolutionary Mythology of the Future

By Thomas Lombardo
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : 1665533706
  • Pages : 664
  • Category : Fiction
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An in-depth history of science fiction, covering the years 1895 to 1930, from H. G. Wells and his novel The Time Machine to Thea von Harbou and Fritz Lang’s Metropolis. The book examines science fiction literature, art, cinema, and comics, and the impact of culture, philosophy, science, technology, and futures studies on the development of science fiction. Further, the book describes the influence of science fiction on human society and the evolution of future consciousness. Other key figures discussed include Méliès, Gernsback, Burroughs, Merritt, Huxley, and Hodgson.

Evolution of Artificial Neural Development

By Gul Muhammad Khan
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3319674668
  • Pages : 139
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
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This book presents recent research on the evolution of artificial neural development, and searches for learning genes. It is fascinating to see how all biological cells share virtually the same traits, but humans have a decided edge over other species when it comes to intelligence. Although DNA decides the form each particular species takes, does it also account for intelligent behaviour in living beings? The authors explore the factors that are perceived as intelligent behaviour in living beings and the incorporation of these factors in machines using genetic programming, which ultimately provides a platform for exploring the possibility of machines that can learn by themselves, i.e. that can “learn how to learn”. The book will be of interest not only to the specialized scientific community pursuing machine intelligence, but also general readers who would like to know more about the incorporation of intelligent behaviour in machines, inspired by the human brain.

Database and Expert Systems Applications

By Trevor Bench-Capon,Giovanni Soda,A Min Tjoa
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3540483098
  • Pages : 1110
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 118
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The Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA) conferences bring together researchers and practitioners from all over the world to exchange ideas, experiences and opinions in a friendly and stimulating environment. The papers are at once a record of what has been achieved and the first steps towards shaping the future of information systems. DEXA covers a broad field, and all aspects of database, knowledge base and related technologies and their applications are represented. Once again there were a good number of submissions: 241 papers were submitted and of these the programme committee selected 103 to be presented. DEXA’99 took place in Florence and was the tenth conference in the series, following events in Vienna, Berlin, Valencia, Prague, Athens, London, Zurich, Toulouse and Vienna. The decade has seen many developments in the areas covered by DEXA, developments in which DEXA has played its part. I would like to express thanks to all the institutions which have actively supported and made possible this conference, namely: • University of Florence, Italy • IDG CNR, Italy • FAW – University of Linz, Austria • Austrian Computer Society • DEXA Association In addition, we must thank all the people who have contributed their time and effort to make the conference possible. Special thanks go to Maria Schweikert (Technical University of Vienna), M. Neubauer and G. Wagner (FAW, University of Linz). We must also thank all the members of the programme committee, whose careful reviews are important to the quality of the conference.

Enzyme Functionality

By Allan Svendsen
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Isbn : 9780203913048
  • Pages : 712
  • Category : Medical
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Enzyme Functionality serves as a conduit for trailblazing research in enzyme engineering-relating current understanding of sequence families, the new notion of enzyme structure classes, and modern methods in protein engineering, design, and directed evolution to accelerate the development of novel enzyme functionalities. This reference gathers the

Evolutionary Robotics: From Algorithms to Implementations

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Design by Evolution

By Philip F. Hingston,Luigi C. Barone,Zbigniew Michalewicz
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 3540741119
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 892
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Evolution is Nature’s design process. The natural world is full of wonderful examples of its successes, from engineering design feats such as powered flight, to the design of complex optical systems such as the mammalian eye, to the merely stunningly beautiful designs of orchids or birds of paradise. With increasing computational power, we are now able to simulate this process with greater fidelity, combining complex simulations with high-performance evolutionary algorithms to tackle problems that used to be impractical. This book showcases the state of the art in evolutionary algorithms for design. The chapters are organized by experts in the following fields: evolutionary design and "intelligent design" in biology, art, computational embryogeny, and engineering. The book will be of interest to researchers, practitioners and graduate students in natural computing, engineering design, biology and the creative arts.

Evolvable Systems: From Biology to Hardware

By Kiyoshi Tanaka,Masaya Iwata,Tetsuya Higuchi,Moritoshi Yasunaga
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3540454438
  • Pages : 344
  • Category : Computers
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On behalf of the ICES 2001 Conference Committee, it is our pleasure to present to you the proceedings of the fourth International Conference on Evolvable S- tems: From Biology to Hardware, ICES 2001, held in Tokyo, Japan, on 3-5 - tober 2001, addressing the latest developments and discussing challenges facing the ?eld of evolvable systems. The idea of evolving machines, whose origins can be traced back to the - bernetics movement of the 1940s and the 1950s, has recently re-emerged in the form of the nascent ?eld of bio-inspired systems and evolvable hardware. Foll- ing the workshop, Towards Evolvable Hardware, which took place in Lausanne, Switzerland, in October 1995, the First International Conference on Evolvable Systems: From Biology to Hardware (ICES96), was held at the Electrotech- cal Laboratory (MITI), Tsukuba, Japan, in October 1996. The second and the third International Conferences on Evolvable Systems: From Biology to Ha- ware (ICES98 and ICES 2000) were respectively held in Lausanne in September 1998, and in Edinburgh in April 2000. Following the success of these past events, ICES 2001 was dedicated to the promotion and advancement of all aspects of evolvable systems, including ha- ware, software, algorithms, and applications. By bringing together researchers who use biologically inspired concepts to implement real systems in arti?cial - telligence, arti?cial life, robotics, VLSI design, and related domains, ICES 2001 reunited this burgeoning community.

Introduction to Evolutionary Computing

By A.E. Eiben,J.E. Smith
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3662448742
  • Pages : 287
  • Category : Computers
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The overall structure of this new edition is three-tier: Part I presents the basics, Part II is concerned with methodological issues, and Part III discusses advanced topics. In the second edition the authors have reorganized the material to focus on problems, how to represent them, and then how to choose and design algorithms for different representations. They also added a chapter on problems, reflecting the overall book focus on problem-solvers, a chapter on parameter tuning, which they combined with the parameter control and "how-to" chapters into a methodological part, and finally a chapter on evolutionary robotics with an outlook on possible exciting developments in this field. The book is suitable for undergraduate and graduate courses in artificial intelligence and computational intelligence, and for self-study by practitioners and researchers engaged with all aspects of bioinspired design and optimization.

Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

By Juan Romero,James McDermott,João Correia
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 366244335X
  • Pages : 132
  • Category : Computers
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design, Evo MUSART 2014, held in Granada, Spain, in April 2014, co-located with the Evo* 2013 events Euro GP, Evo COP, Evo BIO and Evo Applications. The 11 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 30 submissions. They cover a wide range of topics and application areas.

Recent Advances In Simulated Evolution And Learning

By Kay Chen Tan,Meng Hiot Lim,Xin Yao,Lipo Wang
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  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Isbn : 9814482064
  • Pages : 832
  • Category : Computers
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Inspired by the Darwinian framework of evolution through natural selection and adaptation, the field of evolutionary computation has been growing very rapidly, and is today involved in many diverse application areas. This book covers the latest advances in the theories, algorithms, and applications of simulated evolution and learning techniques. It provides insights into different evolutionary computation techniques and their applications in domains such as scheduling, control and power, robotics, signal processing, and bioinformatics. The book will be of significant value to all postgraduates, research scientists and practitioners dealing with evolutionary computation or complex real-world problems.This book has been selected for coverage in:• Index to Scientific & Technical Proceedings (ISTP CDROM version / ISI Proceedings)• CC Proceedings — Engineering & Physical Sciences

Handbook of Evolutionary Thinking in the Sciences

By Thomas Heams,Philippe Huneman,Guillaume Lecointre,Marc Silberstein
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 9401790140
  • Pages : 910
  • Category : Science
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The Darwinian theory of evolution is itself evolving and this book presents the details of the core of modern Darwinism and its latest developmental directions. The authors present current scientific work addressing theoretical problems and challenges in four sections, beginning with the concepts of evolution theory, its processes of variation, heredity, selection, adaptation and function, and its patterns of character, species, descent and life. The second part of this book scrutinizes Darwinism in the philosophy of science and its usefulness in understanding ecosystems, whilst the third section deals with its application in disciplines beyond the biological sciences, including evolutionary psychology and evolutionary economics, Darwinian morality and phylolinguistics. The final section addresses anti-Darwinism, the creationist view and issues around teaching evolution in secondary schools. The reader learns how current experimental biology is opening important perspectives on the sources of variation, and thus of the very power of natural selection. This work examines numerous examples of the extension of the principle of natural selection and provides the opportunity to critically reflect on a rich theory, on the methodological rigour that presides in its extensions and exportations, and on the necessity to measure its advantages and also its limits. Scholars interested in modern Darwinism and scientific research, its concepts, research programs and controversies will find this book an excellent read, and those considering how Darwinism might evolve, how it can apply to the human sciences and other disciplines beyond its origins will find it particularly valuable. Originally produced in French (Les Mondes Darwiniens), the scope and usefulness of the book have led to the production of this English text, to reach a wider audience. This book is a milestone in the impressive penetration by Francophone scholars into the world of Darwinian science, its historiography and philosophy over the last two decades. Alex Rosenberg, R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy, Duke University Until now this useful and comprehensive handbook has only been available to francophones. Thanks to this invaluable new translation, this collection of insightful and original essays can reach the global audience it deserves. Tim Lewens, University of Cambridge

Evolutionary Algorithms for Food Science and Technology

By Evelyne Lutton,Nathalie Perrot,Alberto Tonda
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 1119136849
  • Pages : 182
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 550
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Researchers and practitioners in food science and technology routinely face several challenges, related to sparseness and heterogeneity of data, as well as to the uncertainty in the measurements and the introduction of expert knowledge in the models. Evolutionary algorithms (EAs), stochastic optimization techniques loosely inspired by natural selection, can be effectively used to tackle these issues. In this book, we present a selection of case studies where EAs are adopted in real-world food applications, ranging from model learning to sensitivity analysis.

Multi-Agent Applications with Evolutionary Computation and Biologically Inspired Technologies: Intelligent Techniques for Ubiquity and Optimization

By Chen, Shu-Heng,Kambayashi, Yasushi,Sato, Hiroshi
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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Isbn : 1605668990
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
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"This book compiles numerous ongoing projects and research efforts in the design of agents in light of recent development in neurocognitive science and quantum physics, providing readers with interdisciplinary applications of multi-agents systems, ranging from economics to engineering"--Provided by publisher.

Killer Apps

By Jeremy Packer,Joshua Reeves
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  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Isbn : 1478007273
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : Social Science
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In Killer Apps Jeremy Packer and Joshua Reeves provide a detailed account of the rise of automation in warfare, showing how media systems are central to building weapons systems with artificial intelligence in order to more efficiently select and eliminate military targets. Drawing on the insights of a wide range of political and media theorists, Packer and Reeves develop a new theory for understanding how the intersection of media and military strategy drives today's AI arms race. They address the use of media to search for enemies in their analyses of the history of automated radar systems, the search for extraterrestrial life, and the development of military climate science, which treats the changing earth as an enemy. As the authors demonstrate, contemporary military strategy demands perfect communication in an evolving battlespace that is increasingly inhospitable to human frailties, necessitating humans' replacement by advanced robotics, machine intelligence, and media systems.

Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

By Penousal Machado,James McDermott,Adrian Carballal
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3642369553
  • Pages : 193
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 609
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design, EvoMUSART 2013, held in Vienna, Austria, in March 2013, colocated with the Evo* 2013 events EuroGP, EvoCOP, EvoBIO, and EvoApplications. The 11 revised full papers and 5 poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 36 submissions. They cover a wide range of topics and application areas, including: generative approaches to music, graphics, game content, and narrative; robot gait creation; music information retrieval; computational aesthetics; the mechanics of interactive evolutionary computation; and the art theory of evolutionary computation.

Creative Evolutionary Systems

By David W. Corne,Peter J. Bentley
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Isbn : 0080503373
  • Pages : 576
  • Category : Computers
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The use of evolution for creative problem solving is one of the most exciting and potentially significant areas in computer science today. Evolutionary computation is a way of solving problems, or generating designs, using mechanisms derived from natural evolution. This book concentrates on applying important ideas in evolutionary computation to creative areas, such as art, music, architecture, and design. It shows how human interaction, new representations, and approaches such as open-ended evolution can extend the capabilities of evolutionary computation from optimization of existing solutions to innovation and the generation of entirely new and original solutions. This book takes a fresh look at creativity, exploring what it is and how the actions of evolution can resemble it. Examples of novel evolved solutions are presented in a variety of creative disciplines. The editors have compiled contributions by leading researchers in each discipline. If you are a savvy and curious computing professional, a computer-literate artist, musician or designer, or a specialist in evolutionary computation and its applications, you will find this a fascinating survey of the most interesting work being done in the area today. * Explores the use of evolutionary computation to generate novel creations including contemporary melodies, photo-realistic faces, jazz music in collaboration with a human composer, architectural designs, working electronic circuits, novel aircraft maneuvers, two- and three-dimensional art, and original proteins. * Presents resulting designs in black-and-white and color illustrations. * Includes a twin-format audio/CD-ROM with evolved music and hands-on activities for the reader, including evolved images, animations, and source-code related to the text. * Describes in full the methods used so that readers with sufficient skill and interest can replicate the work and extend it. * Is written for a general computer science audience, providing coherent and unified treatment across multiple disciplines.

Genetic Programming Theory and Practice VI

By Rick Riolo,Terence Soule,Bill Worzel
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 0387876235
  • Pages : 274
  • Category : Computers
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Genetic Programming Theory and Practice VI was developed from the sixth workshop at the University of Michigan’s Center for the Study of Complex Systems to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information related to the rapidly advancing field of Genetic Programming (GP). Contributions from the foremost international researchers and practitioners in the GP arena examine the similarities and differences between theoretical and empirical results on real-world problems. The text explores the synergy between theory and practice, producing a comprehensive view of the state of the art in GP application. These contributions address several significant interdependent themes which emerged from this year’s workshop, including: (1) Making efficient and effective use of test data. (2) Sustaining the long-term evolvability of our GP systems. (3) Exploiting discovered subsolutions for reuse. (4) Increasing the role of a Domain Expert.

Information Theory and Evolution

By John Avery
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  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Isbn : 9814485756
  • Pages : 232
  • Category : Science
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This highly interdisciplinary book discusses the phenomenon of life, including its origin and evolution (and also human cultural evolution), against the background of thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and information theory. Among the central themes is the seeming contradiction between the second law of thermodynamics and the high degree of order and complexity produced by living systems. This paradox has its resolution in the information content of the Gibbs free energy that enters the biosphere from outside sources, as the author shows. The role of information in human cultural evolution is another focus of the book. One of the final chapters discusses the merging of information technology and biotechnology into a new discipline — bio-information technology. Contents:Pioneers of Evolutionary ThoughtCharles Darwin's Life and WorkMolecular Biology and EvolutionStatistical Mechanics and InformationInformation Flow in BiologyCultural Evolution and InformationInformation TechnologyBio-Information TechnologyLooking Towards the Future Readership: General; scientists interested in evolution, bioinformatics and molecular biology. Keywords:Information;Evolution;Statistical Mechanics;Statistical Physics;Thermodynamics;Biology;Complexity;Computers SemioticsReviews:“The book's nine well-organized and solidly researched chapters begin with two chapters that introduce evolutionary thought through the work of Darwin … Thoughtfully constructed index.”Choice

The Language of Living Matter

By Bernd-Olaf Küppers
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn : 3030803198
  • Pages : 511
  • Category : Science
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This book, by an eminent scientist and philosopher, provides strong evidence for the claim that language is a general principle of Nature, rooted exclusively in physical and chemical laws. The author’s radical idea inevitably leads us to view the essence, origin and evolution of life in a completely new light. It shifts the coordinates of our scientific world-view in favor of an overarching concept of language that is able to bridge the gap between matter and mind. At the same time, it removes a blind spot in the Darwinian concept of evolution. To justify this far-reaching idea, the book takes a long and deep look at our scientific and philosophical thinking, at language as such, at science’s claim to truth, and at its methods, unity, limits and perspectives. These are the cornerstones structuring the book into six thematically self-contained chapters, rounded off by an epilogue that introduces the new topic of Nature’s semantics. The range of issues covered is a testimony to how progress in the life sciences is transforming the whole edifice of science, from physics to biology and beyond. The book is aimed at a broad academic and general readership; it requires no mathematical expertise.

Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems

By Mitsuo Gen,Osamu Katai,Bob McKay,Akira Namatame,Ruhul A. Sarker,Byoung-Tak Zhang
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3540959785
  • Pages : 217
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
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Artificial evolutionary systems are computer systems, inspired by ideas from natural evolution and related phenomena. The field has a long history, dating back to the earliest days of computer science, but it has only become an established scientific and engineering discipline since the 1990s, with packages for the commonest form, genetic algorithms, now widely available. Researchers in the Asia-Pacific region have participated strongly in the development of evolutionary systems, with a particular emphasis on the evolution of intelligent solutions to highly complex problems. The Asia-Pacific Symposia on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems have been an important contributor to this growth in impact, since 1997 providing an annual forum for exchange and dissemination of ideas. Participants come primarily from East Asia and the Western Pacific, but contributions are welcomed from around the World. This volume features a selection of fourteen of the best papers from recent APSIES. They illustrate the breadth of research in the region, with applications ranging from business to medicine, from network optimization to the promotion of innovation.