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Growth of self-canceling code in evolutionary systems

Xue Zhong, Terence Soule
2006 Proceedings of the 8th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation - GECCO '06  
We find that allowing such 'canceling genes' leads to an overall increase in the rate of code growth, both through the inclusion of self-canceling code and through a general increase in introns.  ...  This research examines the behavior of inoperative code (introns) in the evolution of genetically robust solutions.  ...  CONCLUSION The results show that evolutionary systems will increase the overall amount of inoperative, but viable, code (represented in this research by pairs of genes whose effects cancel each other out  ... 
doi:10.1145/1143997.1144034 dblp:conf/gecco/ZhongS06 fatcat:zwmwybuzsvc3dj7i2ptrc6fcwa

Prebiotic competition and evolution in self-replicating polynucleotides can explain the properties of DNA/RNA in modern living systems

Hemachander Subramanian, Joel Brown, Robert Gatenby
2020 BMC Evolutionary Biology  
systems.  ...  Evolutionary selection favoured increasing strand length to maximize auto-catalytic function in RNA and polymer stability in double stranded DNA (Krishnamurthy, Chemistry 24:16708-16715, 2018; Szathmary  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank Christopher Whelan, PhD for helpful discussions on evolutionary dynamics and Wayne Guida, PhD for his assistance in defining pre-biotic chemistry.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12862-020-01641-4 pmid:32590933 fatcat:7deogm6qprcgtcqmgmfpopzpum

Application of Coarse-Coding Techniques for Evolvable Multirobot Controllers [chapter]

Jekanthan Thangavelautham, Paul Grouchy, Gabriele M. T. D'Eleuterio
2010 Computational Intelligence in Optimization  
Simulation results on an example task, resource gathering, show that the ANT+SCC system is capable of finding fitter solutions in fewer generations.  ...  In this chapter, we incorporate the Artificial Neural Tissue (ANT) approach for robot control from previous work with a novel Sensory Coarse Coding (SCC) model.  ...  As is well known, nature exploits coarse coding in the brain and sensory systems. In artificial systems, coarse coding is used to interpret data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-12775-5_16 fatcat:s4qt7t5wcbfppng76pcdr6xegy

The biology of digital organisms

Claus O. Wilke, Christoph Adami
2002 Trends in Ecology & Evolution  
Recent studies of digital organisms have addressed long-term evolutionary adaptation and the growth of complexity in evolving systems, patterns of epistatic interactions in various genetic backgrounds,  ...  Other long-term evolutionary studies with digital organisms have addressed the growth of complexity in evolving systems [10] , genome differentiation [9] , or the influence of chance and history on adaptation  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0169-5347(02)02612-5 fatcat:ucejywjwrbab3m5cpzw4qg7u7q

Empirical Studies of Open Source Evolution [chapter]

Juan Fernandez-Ramil, Angela Lozano, Michel Wermelinger, Andrea Capiluppi
2008 Software Evolution  
According to these studies, the classical results from the studies of proprietary software evoltion, such as Lehman's laws of software evolution, might need to be revised, if not fully, at least in part  ...  The book chapter also summarises what appears to be the empirical status of each of Lehman's laws with respect to OSS and highlights the threads to validity that frequently emerge in these empirical studies  ...  in the evolutionary patterns.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-76440-3_11 dblp:series/springer/Fernandez-RamilLWC08 fatcat:ui7qjshq7jhv3byfuvpwgcsuzu

The Technological Construction of Self as Individual Pattern of Communication Use

Andrea Pitasi
2002 Social Science Research Network  
the 512 combinations of the nine binary code agenda setting developed to select and transform noise into communication)but in the individual user s mind according to his/her evolutionary plan and his/her  ...  CHRP 512 AS is programmed through nine binary codes which would facilitate individuals to (reframe) noise into communication according to Luhmann s self referential selection of the psychic systems selecting  ...  mental and evolutionary constructions of each self-referential pyschic system in its own specific way.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2587015 fatcat:53hdcu4yanb7ldj3z5ry4pxhc4


2000 The Physics of High Brightness Beams  
One of them, developed by R. Li of Jefferson Lab, constitutes a self-consistent macroparticle code. The other, described by A.  ...  it appropriate to highlight the utility of objectoriented programming, especially in regard to incorporating map techniques into simulation codes. • Theoretical tools for calculating evolutionary time  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789812792181_0017 fatcat:s6s7upr4qjbbrdynt4w6ixjllq

Digital twin bionics: A biological evolution-based digital twin approach for rapid product development

Linli Li, Fu Gu, Hao Li, Jianfeng Guo, Xinjian Gu
2021 IEEE Access  
[34] Theory: product evolutionary design and evolutionary gene process. Methods: evolutionary algorithms, genetic modeling, and coding of product functions.  ...  However, the papers on growth design and evolutionary design will inspire us to explore the co-evolution mechanism between product and production system from a bionics perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3108218 fatcat:22ormlpz2bdhjbttj37357ywzu

Worm propagation and defense over hyperbolic graphs

E. Jonckheere
2004 2004 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) (IEEE Cat. No.04CH37601)  
The Cayley graphs of combinatorial group theory are used as prototypes of hyperbolic graphs.  ...  We investigate the speed of propagation of worms on the so-called δ-hyperbolic graphs, as defined by Gromov. Such graphs as the physical graph and the logical mail graph manifest this property.  ...  INTRODUCTION A worm can be defined to be a malicious piece of code that self-replicates as it self-propagates through a network by exploiting software vulnerabilities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cdc.2004.1428611 fatcat:uccpnqhnjvefndha2d2xkk4x5q

Contributions of Domesticated Plant Studies to our Understanding of Plant Evolution

2005 Annals of Botany  
Most of the pioneering work on the molecular basis of self-incompatibility has been conducted on crop species, along with the sequencing of the phytopathogenic resistance genes (R genes) responsible for  ...  Many of these QTL have epistatic and pleiotropic effects making rapid evolutionary change possible.  ...  In gametophytic systems, pollen germination and tube growth is dependent on the genotype of the parent; while in sporophytic systems, pollen performance is based on the genotype of the male parent (Lewis  ... 
doi:10.1093/aob/mci259 pmid:16159942 pmcid:PMC4247096 fatcat:zjr4g4hhgnbqna6zm3zszpbppe

Metaphysics Of Controlled Evolution (Anthropic Principle, Evolutionary Epistemology And Ethics Of Nano-Bio Technologies)

Valentin T. Cheshko, Yulia V. Kosova, Valery I. Glazko
2018 Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal  
It is represented by three systems of generation, coding, implementation and replication of adaptively significant information: respectively, biological (genetic), sociocultural and technorationalistic  ...  directly related to the genetic code.  ...  The growth of knowledge and the growth of adaptive complexity turn out to be entirely equivalent and stemming from the evolutionary strategy of Homo sapiens.  ... 
doi:10.14738/assrj.52.4136 fatcat:utpa4iobdrdzpngkmgqgytsyuu

Using Self-Adaptive Evolutionary Algorithms to Evolve Dynamism-Oriented Maps for a Real Time Strategy Game [chapter]

Raúl Lara-Cabrera, Carlos Cotta, Antonio J. Fernández-Leiva
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This work presents a procedural content generation system that uses an evolutionary algorithm in order to generate interesting maps for a real-time strategy game, called Planet Wars.  ...  We use an evolutionary algorithm featuring self-adaptation of mutation parameters and variable-length chromosomes (which means maps of different sizes) to produce increasingly dynamic maps.  ...  In this case, both HI and LO reach their minimum at this 0.5 value. Evolutionary Approach We have used a self-adaptive evolutionary approach in order to optimize the dynamism of the generated maps.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-43880-0_28 fatcat:3r7iwf7glnfobcesvdqzugijam

Ratiometric quorum sensing in bacterial conjugation [article]

Alvaro Banderas, Arthur Carcano, Elisa Sina, Shuang Li, Ariel B. Lindner
2019 bioRxiv   pre-print
We further show that this strategy constitutes a cost-effective investment into mating effort, as overstimulation produces unproductive self-aggregation and reductions in the growth rate.  ...  Ratiometric sensing of sexual partners in bacteria mirrors sexual behaviors observed in sexual eukaryotes.  ...  Intuitively, sexual aggregation or growth in liquid increases the concentration of both cCF10 and iCF10 ( Fig 1B, right) , but the effects produced by each could cancel each other out, producing a response  ... 
doi:10.1101/2019.12.11.871699 fatcat:j3kptblkinahfmf22j4l74brcm

Modelling multi-cellular growth using morphological analysis

Alexandra Fronville, Abdoulaye Sarr, Vincent Rodin
2016 Discrete and continuous dynamical systems. Series B  
In this model each cell is a controlled system and has the same information, an ordered list of cell type.  ...  Cells perceive their neighbours during the growth process and decide to divide in a direction given by the reading advancement of the virtual genetic material and depending on the complex interplay between  ...  In an evolutionary system, the regulators are the mechanisms of ontogenesis and interaction with the environment.  ... 
doi:10.3934/dcdsb.2017004 fatcat:wdog36n5jnfj5py5bz246yg2mq

Competition between replication potential and predictable secondary structure formation sets the alphabet size of RNA [article]

Hemachander Subramanian
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The evolutionary choice of four monomers in the informational biomolecules DNA and RNA is intriguing, given the inherent difficulties in the simultaneous and localized prebiotic synthesis of all four monomers  ...  We illustrate this conflict between replicative potential and predictable secondary structure formation, the latter being a metric of information stored in primordial self-replicators, using tRNA, a possible  ...  Introduction of another pair of nucleotides in the RNA self-replicator system simultaneously satisfies both the above constraints.  ... 
arXiv:2112.10536v1 fatcat:bccdo2mhp5a5do2iay73gwpjym
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