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Evolution and co-evolution of individuals and groups in environment

J. Rouchier, O. Barreteau, F. Bousquet, H. Proton
Proceedings International Conference on Multi Agent Systems (Cat. No.98EX160)  
To study the social organisation of sets of agents managing common property goods, we use multi-agent simulations. This paper describes how the idea of group is analysed in this context.  ...  group and the relations between them ?  ...  The emergence of these collective frameworks is found in multi-agent systems. Co-operative behaviours appear spontaneously in groups, depending on the size and structure of these groups [16] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/icmas.1998.699062 dblp:conf/icmas/RouchierBBP98 fatcat:e4qohlreanaudlwkxouyiq6kyy

Darwinism, organizational evolution and survival: key challenges for future research

Gianpaolo Abatecola, Fiorenza Belussi, Dermot Breslin, Igor Filatotchev
2015 Journal of Management and Governance  
exploring the relationship between co-evolution, re-use of knowledge, adaptation, and exaptation processes.  ...  We discuss key themes in the organizational evolution research that have emerged in recent years.  ...  In addition, freed from the ties of specific individuals and groups, knowledge can evolve, as it becomes adapted to new uses and environmental challenges.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10997-015-9310-8 fatcat:j4lfzaaxhzdglegh54ps2vyzkq

Coevolution of economic behaviour and institutions: towards a theory of institutional change

Jeroen C. J. M. van den Bergh, Sigrid Stagl
2003 Journal of evolutionary economics  
This article gives an overview of evolutionary theories of institutions in biology, sociology, anthropology and economics.  ...  Surprisingly few insights on institutional evolution from natural and social sciences have made their way into economics.  ...  We thank John Foster, John Gowdy and an anonymous referee for helpful comments on earlier versions of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00191-003-0158-8 fatcat:s46mvq6m4famtjipuaoebsxtbi

Co-adapting mobile sensor networks to maximize coverage in dynamic environments

François-Michel De Rainville, Christian Gagné, Denis Laurendeau
2012 Proceedings of the fourteenth international conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation conference companion - GECCO Companion '12  
This paper presents a novel approach to optimize the position of a swarm of robots to accomplish sensing tasks based on cooperative co-evolution.  ...  Results show that the introduced cooperative method simultaneously finds the right number of sensors while also optimizing their positions in static and dynamic environments.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is financialy supported by the FQRNT (Québec) and the NSERC (Canada).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2330784.2330957 dblp:conf/gecco/RainvilleGL12 fatcat:6ecizspb7bgh7jrsz4hqc32f34

Conceptualizing and Modeling Multi-Level Organizational Co-evolution [chapter]

Dermot Breslin, Daniela Romano, James Percival
2016 Agent-Based Simulation of Organizational Behavior  
We argue that practice-based interpretations offer an alternative approach in the modeling of co-evolution, unpacking the complexity and interconnected agency within and beyond organizations.  ...  While a number of researchers have developed co-evolutionary accounts of organizational change, these efforts have been constrained by an entity interpretation of the unit of co-evolution.  ...  We work in close cooperation 3. We keep in touch constantly 4. We communicate and express our opinions to each other frequently 5.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18153-0_7 fatcat:fh74fjlpbre6bjpmg6koite5iq

Co-Evolution of Diverse Elements Interacting Within a Social Ecosystem [chapter]

Eve Mitleton-Kelly, Maria-Christiana Papaefthimiou
2002 Systems Engineering for Business Process Change: New Directions  
The aim of this paper is to discuss the evolution of diverse elements within a social ecosystem and its underlying feedback processes, with special emphasis on the notion of co-evolution of the principal  ...  ; and on the conditions that facilitate co-evolution.  ...  The title for both projects is "The Implications of the Theories of Complexity for the Co-evolution of the Business Process and Information Systems Development".  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-0135-2_16 fatcat:k6qqrtyddrayzgepw54ugt3d4m

Symbiosis Enables the Evolution of Rare Complexes in Structured Environments [chapter]

Rob Mills, Richard A. Watson
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We show that this process of 'symbiotic evolution' leads to rare and adaptively significant complexes that are unavailable via non-associative evolution.  ...  We present a model that considers evolvable symbiotic associations between species, such that one species can have an influence over the likelihood of other species being present in its environment.  ...  Thanks to Jason Noble, Simon Powers, Johannes van der Horst, and Devin Drown for useful discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21314-4_14 fatcat:ctovcvqzfjghfa3v4pluphb2mu

A Unifying Theory of Evolution Generated by Means of Information Modelling

Jytte Brender McNair
2016 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
A unifying theory of evolution generated by means of information modelling. IOS Press. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, No. 230 https://doi.  ...  A Unifying Theory of Evolution generated by means of information modelling Studies in Health Technology and Informatics This book series was started in 1990 to promote research conducted under the auspices  ...  Both Luo and Simon and co-workers present multilevel selection theories that operate on two levels in combination, a group level and an individual level, based on the idea, as described by Simon and co-workers  ... 
pmid:27580093 fatcat:ggnzcgvswfcu3nobkuxol5jb6i

The Evolution of Different Forms of Sociality: Behavioral Mechanisms and Eco-Evolutionary Feedback

Daniel J. van der Post, Rineke Verbrugge, Charlotte K. Hemelrijk, Long Wang
2015 PLoS ONE  
Our approach to studying such trajectories is to use evolutionary case-studies, so that we can investigate how grouping co-evolves with a multitude of individual characteristics.  ...  The evolutionary maintenance of small groups, and cooperative vigilance in those groups, is therefore achieved simultaneously.  ...  We also thank the Editor, Leticia Avilés and one anonymous reviewer for useful feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0117027 pmid:25629313 pmcid:PMC4309640 fatcat:d2h55l4zvzfdxgjnp4pvxldsdy


2003 International Journal of Modern Physics C  
The two populations living in one environment co-exist much longer if they are genetically separated -they compete as two species instead of crossbreeding.  ...  When two populations independently evolving for some time were mixed in one environmental niche of the limited size and crossbreeding between them was allowed, the average lifespan of hybrids was significantly  ...  Stauffer for comments and discussions. The work was supported by the grant number 1016/S/IMi/02.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0129183103004905 fatcat:zqhftullpzcxfjfjwbjwb2v43a

The Evolution of Complementary Cognition: Humans Cooperatively Adapt and Evolve through a System of Collective Cognitive Search

Helen Taylor, Brice Fernandes, Sarah Wraight
2021 Cambridge Archaeological Journal  
We build on evidence for individual neurocognitive specialization regarding search abilities in the modern population, and propose that our species cooperatively searches and adapts through a system of  ...  group-level cognition.  ...  Acknowledgements Thank you to Mona Khatibshahidi and Dr Adrian Wallbank for advice and help with writing and editing and Dr Brett Calcott for reading drafts and very helpful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0959774321000329 fatcat:6dwuya6wvzgexpaywe7goe4qa4

High-order punishment and the evolution of cooperation

Bastian Baranski, Karlheinz Schmitt, Danny Seis, Rafael Slodzinski, Simon Steeg, Nils Wiemann, Marc Zimmermann, Thomas Bartz-Beielstein, Rüdiger Ehlers, Thusinthan Kajendran, Björn Kosslers, Jörn Mehnen (+3 others)
2006 Proceedings of the 8th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation - GECCO '06  
The Prisoner's Dilemma and the Public Goods Game are models to study mechanisms leading to the evolution of cooperation.  ...  This paper demonstrates that high-order punishment opportunities can maintain a higher cooperation level in an agent based simulation of the evolution of cooperation.  ...  The simulation results show that viscosity sustains the evolution of cooperation in a sufficiently benign environment. It does not maintain the evolution of cooperation in an austere environment.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1143997.1144065 dblp:conf/gecco/BaranskiBEKKMPRSSSSSWZ06 fatcat:pbvhvhg6vfaudfrtbsfpf3kun4

Maintaining Diversity in Agent-Based Evolutionary Computation [chapter]

Rafał Dreżewski, Marek Kisiel-Dorohinicki
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper a specific EMAS realisation is presented, in which the new species formation occurs as a result of co-evolutionary interactions between preexisting species.  ...  Similar techniques may be applied to evolutionary multi-agent systems, which provide a decentralised model of evolution.  ...  (crowding [6] ), the restriction of application of the selection and/or recombination mechanisms (by grouping individuals into subpopulations or by introducing the environment with some topography in  ... 
doi:10.1007/11758532_121 fatcat:bbd2lfggg5fd5f7axqkxpu7pqi

Competence Portfolio Assessment of Research and Development Center for Regional Development

Vesa Salminen, Jussi I. Kantola, Hannu Vanharanta
2015 Procedia Manufacturing  
Engineering industry is currently living in the middle of co-evolution from being the product provider to offering smart services and even to being the provider of customer value.  ...  co-evolution.  ...  Smart buildings, home and the environment Environmental business and services (cleantech) Industry digitalization and lifecycle services New working environment and lifelong learning.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2015.07.310 fatcat:q4urrh3wgzdzxnmmoqgs6t3j3a

Darwin, evolution and progress [chapter]

Rita Serra
2011 Darwin, evolution, evolutionisms  
Darwin, evolution and progress Autor(es): Serra, Rita Publicado por: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra  ...  For all that has been said, Darwin's evolution without a path of various groups of individuals in delimited contexts and with various possibilities of interaction in a world in constant change results  ...  adaptation of the species to the environment but on the co-evolution of species with the environment.  ... 
doi:10.14195/978-989-26-0342-1_13 fatcat:tvqpkr4qd5dgzig7th576rfkbe
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