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Wesley R. Elsberry



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(Permalink) Posted: Jan. 22 2014,11:34   

Quote (OgreMkV @ Jan. 22 2014,09:25)
Wes,

This is very cool stuff. Are you going to publish this?

I ask, because I'd like to put it on my blog.  If you're going to publish, I'll wait.  But if you don't mind, I can write something up or if you want to write something up, I'd like to post this.

It's directly relevant to a discussion I'm having with another Meyer worshiper who doesn't realize that mutations can cause huge changes in populations.

The linked paper is as published as that will be getting.

     
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Elsberry, W.R.; Grabowski, L.M.; Ofria, C.; Pennock, R.T.  2009.  Cockroaches, drunkards, and climbers: Modeling the evolution of simple movement strategies using digital organisms.  SSCI: IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, 2009: 92--99.


So anything out of that is fair game for comment.

There's a section on "future work" in the paper. What I'm hoping to do next is to move on to building environments with both a positive and a negative "resource", so that the organisms will need to evolve both appetitive and aversive responses. If that comes together quickly enough, a colleague has pointed out a conference submission deadline at the end of March.

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