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Coalition Formation in multi-agent systems—an evolutionary approach

Wojciech Gruszczyk, Halina Kwasnicka
2008 International Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Technology  
The paper introduces solution of Coalition Formation Problem (CFP) in Multi-Agents Systems (MAS) based on evolutionary algorithm.  ...  The main aim of our study is to develop an evolutionary based algorithm for creation of coalitions of agent for solving assumed tasks.  ...  The main aim of our study is to develop a method of coalitions formation in multi-agent systems using evolutionary approach.  ... 
doi:10.1109/imcsit.2008.4747228 dblp:conf/imcsit/GruszczykK08 fatcat:uhpnbstdzrgqjjkcmbsyzoh6z4

JAPAN ASSOCIATION FOR EVOLUTIONARY ECONOMICS (JAFEE)

2016 Information Bulletin of The Union of National Economic Associations in Japan  
This is the time for a radical change in our approach from a mathematically pedantic inference to an agent-based inference in evolutionary economics.  ...  Our starting point is an "integrative science" of evolutionary and institutional views.  ...  information-sensitive considerations, we should prepare for new approaches that can handle the two-sided renovations of ontology and epistemology in evolutionary economics.  ... 
doi:10.20753/rengo.36.0_31 fatcat:x54pgbmmqbeepemfrflysl7oxq

Evolutionary Approach to Understanding Language and Thinking

Irina V. Chernikova
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Evolutionary approach applied in this research is based on the idea of global evolutionism. Evolution is interpreted as multilevel system and co-evolution of the system and the environment.  ...  The paper analyses language and thinking not as elemental power, but in evolutionary aspect.  ...  Mendeleev Fund Program in 2015.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.08.025 fatcat:uphw47y66fdnvdcrl5qoj33cxy

Page 2715 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 91, Issue 8 [page]

2004 Psychological Abstracts  
Sciences, Pasadena, CA) Adaptationism and psychological explanation. [In: (PA Vol 91:21064) Evolutionary psy- chology: Alternative approaches. Scher, Steven J. & Rauscher, Frederick (Eds).  ...  that it weakens the case some evolutionary psychologists have made in favor of a new, inte- grated causal model for the social sciences.  ... 

Cybersemiotics: An Evolutionary World View Going Beyond Entropy and Information into the Question of Meaning

Søren Brier
2010 Entropy  
The biological and natural historical science approach understood as the combination of genetic evolutionary theory with an ecological and thermodynamic view based on the evolution of experiental living  ...  The second order cybernetic and autopoietic approach united in Luhmann"s triple autopoietic system theory of social communication; 2.  ...  The scientific approach has mostly chosen a bottom up physicalist approach, enlarged with a theory or science of information asking questions like: in non biotic, proto semiotic systems, what is the nature  ... 
doi:10.3390/e12081902 fatcat:icbfwtjruzgilfdoscwnleds5e

Research and Education for Biomedical Informatics at Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Jun Nakaya, Hiroshi Tanaka
2007 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
of "Systems Evolutionary Biology" for basic science, "Systems Pathology" for clinical sciences, and an empirical medical informatics for future medicine.Our laboratory is an integrated laboratory consisting  ...  of a computational biology group in the School of Biomedical Sciences (SBS), a bioinformatics group in the Medical Research Institute (MRI), and a medical informatics group in the Information Center for  ...  Basic Sciences: Systems Evolutionary Biology Considering life as an "evolving network composed of biological molecules", we explore the secrets of life and in an effort to move towards an overarching theory  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1638540 fatcat:nsnjzv6j7nfq3btcwj5n6whwse

Editorial: Evolutionary Theory: Fringe or Central to Psychological Science

Danielle Sulikowski
2016 Frontiers in Psychology  
The central question posed by this volume is whether this over-arching nature provides an opportunity for evolutionary approaches to offer an alternative meta-theoretical perspective to the information  ...  The Editorial on the Research Topic Evolutionary Theory: Fringe or Central to Psychological Science The computational theory of mind, which views the brain as an information processor that operates on  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00777 pmid:27252676 pmcid:PMC4877534 fatcat:iuc57ze46jgxdhnibzb3zkgfia

Human information behavior: Integrating diverse approaches and information use

Amanda Spink, Charles Cole
2005 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
However, despite the current focus on living in an "information age," we have a limited evolutionary understanding of human information behavior.  ...  In addition, due to the lack of clarity regarding the role of information use in information behavior, a fourth information approach is provided based on a theory of information use.  ...  In addition, library and information science researchers are beginning to explore an evolutionary context for human information behavior (Spink & Currier, in press; Warner, 2003) , which also provides  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20249 fatcat:dolo446i2ndhtobfk4ehuxl6oi

A Review of Tim Lewens' Cultural Evolution: Conceptual Challenges

Daniel Mullins
2017 Cliodynamics  
I finished this book convinced that philosophers of science will continue to play an essential role in examining the sometimes disordered conceptual foundations of cultural evolutionary approaches.  ...  It is important to note that 'historical' approaches vary significantly in how they conceptualize 'gradual' changes in cultural systems.  ... 
doi:10.21237/c7clio7233335 fatcat:7blznalasbavjhuhuxi63zz36a

A short review on the application of computational intelligence and machine learning in the bioenvironmental sciences

Shinji Fukuda, Bernard De Baets
2012 The 6th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems, and The 13th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligence Systems  
We give an overview of specific topics in the bioenvironmental sciences on the basis of the review papers on model comparisons in the field.  ...  The summary of the modelling approaches with respect to their aim and potential application fields can promote the use of CI and ML in the bioenvironmental sciences.  ...  BRIEF SUMMARY OF MODELLING APPROACHES IN BIOENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE In general, there are two modelling approaches to represent the responses of a target system to a given condition: processbased modelling  ... 
doi:10.1109/scis-isis.2012.6505311 dblp:conf/scisisis/FukudaB12 fatcat:qupsfl7b75blxpxy5khbsfzkce

Evolution-Based Approaches in Economics and Evolutionary Loss of Information

Torsten Heinrich
2016 Journal of Economic Issues  
The present contribution discusses the analogy of evolution in biology and economics and considers potential problems resulting in evolutionary models in economics.  ...  However, there are substantial differences between the genetic evolutionary biology, and the evolution of institutions, firms, routines or strategies in economics.  ...  Why is Economics not an Evolutionary Science?! In 1898, Thorstein Veblen (1898) contemplated that economics was not an evolutionary science -in stark contrast to other political and social sciences.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00213624.2016.1176485 fatcat:q5ebf3maqbba7f7txipmekgedq

Computational Modeling of Teaching and Learning through Application of Evolutionary Algorithms

Richard Lamb, Joshua Premo
2015 Computation  
in the science classroom.  ...  An evolutionary algorithm is an algorithm that iteratively optimizes machine learning based computational models.  ...  Author Contributions The authors were responsible for all aspects of this study, including collecting data from video game systems, measurement of cognitive state, and analysis of computation outcomes.  ... 
doi:10.3390/computation3030427 fatcat:hukifepslbh6naixauxo5nkjsq

Evolutionary biology: an essential basic science for the training of the next generation of psychiatrists

Riadh Abed, Agnes Ayton, Paul St John-Smith, Annie Swanepoel, Derek K. Tracy
2019 British Journal of Psychiatry  
Evolutionary science can serve as the high-level organising principle for understanding psychiatry.  ...  The authors accordingly make the case for the inclusion of evolutionary biology in the postgraduate education of psychiatric trainees. Declaration of interest None.  ...  Evolutionary science assists psychiatrists in identifying disease and disorder by structuring an integrated theoretical framework of adaptive human functioning.  ... 
doi:10.1192/bjp.2019.123 pmid:31162000 fatcat:qujtnourrfe7hdrvmq6myakhvi

Evolutionary biology as a link between religion and knowledge

C. W. Du Toit
2000 HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies  
The evolutionary model is being used increasingly in different disciplines as a guideline to understand humans and their action in the world.  ...  It would appear that the epistemological tradition of the West is culminating in the present science-religion debate.  ...  In the light of this approach one may expect a theological response on the findings of Both science and religion exert an important influence on human self-understanding and world-view formation.  ... 
doi:10.4102/hts.v56i2/3.1750 fatcat:ozbolyklvrhqvleavwqvjdycvm

Behaviour of Humans and Behaviour of Models in Dynamic Space

Peter Nijkamp
2011 Social Science Research Network  
Sofern die Verfasser die Dokumente unter Open-Content-Lizenzen (insbesondere CC-Lizenzen) zur Verfügung gestellt haben sollten, gelten abweichend von diesen Nutzungsbedingungen die in der dort genannten  ...  an open economic system.  ...  As mentioned above, in principle an integrated space-time information system may pave the road towards permanent location control, coined geoslavery (see Dobson and Fisher 2003, Goss 1995) .  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1898571 fatcat:lvz2dzs5bfgl5a4cigaxwn7fdy
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