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The genotype and the phenotype are chains of binary symbols. The initial phenotype (at the moment of the agent birth) is equal to the agent genotype. ... Three mechanisms of interaction between learning and evolution are investigated. 1) The mechanism of the genetic assimilation of the acquired features during a number of generations of Darwinian evolution ... Acknowledgments This work is partially supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Grant No 13-01-00399. ...doi:10.1016/j.bica.2013.06.002 fatcat:to5exxtswjconidztyu4yte3vq
Lecture Notes in Computer Science
As the grammar dictates the space of symbols that can be used in a solution, its evolution represents the evolution of the genetic code itself. ... This study examines the possibility of evolving the grammar that Grammatical Evolution uses to specify the construction of a syntactically correct solution. ... Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the various members of the Biocomputing and Developmental Systems Group at the University of Limerick for a number of interesting discussions on this work ...doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24650-3_13 fatcat:ynu75wn75bbxnkyabi3ztwraqy
A review of The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of Language and the Brain, by Terrance Deacon, 1997. New York: W.W. Norton, 527pp. ISBN 0393317544. $29.95 USD. Hardcover. ... Terrence Deacon's background in neuroscience and evolutionary anthropology provide the foundation for The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of Language and the Brain. ... The development of symbolic reference produced several selection biases, which contribute significantly to the evolution of language and the brain (pp. 376-411). ...doi:10.29173/cmplct8719 fatcat:dev7a74bk5amxn5bdymxcdqvi4
EVOLUTION AS A THEOLOGICAL SYMBOL By THE REV. JOHN F. HAYWARD B.D., PH.D. ... Is it true that the Darwinian concept of evolution can furnish a genuine theological symbol? ...
Sociology and Social Research
TOWARDS A GENERAL THEORY OF HUMAN NATURE AND EVOLUTION RADHAKAMAL MUKERJEE University of Lucknow ABSTRACT Human evolution moves beyond animal evolution in its aims, mechanisms, and course of development ... The notion of transcendence is strictly correct, crucial, and generic, The human dimen- sion of evolution obviously presents new features that surpass those of organic evolution. ...
Theory in Action
Furthermore, this evolution demonstrates the viability of symbolic interactionism as critical theory and its applicability for the analysis of inequality from its origins in interactions to the macrostructures ... Symbolic interactionism has not stalled with the works of major figures such as Goffman. ... THE SYMBOLIC INSTITUTION OF SOCIETY George Herbert Mead and Charles Horton Cooley are founders of symbolic interactionism, one out of three major sociological perspectives focusing on microsociology and ...doi:10.3798/tia.1937-0237.2217 fatcat:ydfzmv7xknh4tcx62naaicpjdm
American Literature Abstracts
In the poetry of Stevens and Apollinaire, the same evolution is traceable — from impressionist to cubist values, and the same painters served the poets in the progress toward a style of modernism. ... After he leaves, she scrubs herself with pumice to expiate the shame of her show of passion towards this stranger. ...
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Comparison of the Ca II and Ti II column densities measured in the absorption system at z=0.558 towards PKS 0118-272 (filled diamond) and in Galactic interstellar clouds (empty symbols). ... Filled symbols: Ca II and Mg Icolumn densities in QSO ab- sorbers. Diamond: Zaps = 0.559 absorber towards PKS 0118-272. ...
Inspections indicated that the changes automatically made to the grammar during its evolution preserved its meaningfulness, and were comparable to what a developer could have done by hand. ... Results obtained experimenting the inference of C dialect rules show that the algorithm is able to successfully evolve the grammar. ... the evolution towards grammars able to parse any (also syntactically incorrect) code. ...doi:10.1007/s00500-007-0216-5 fatcat:33wo24imqrdjrc4y6pidh5vwju
Tappen(i) has pointed out that the ‘Ancestors of the human group must have made the shift over to symbolic communication in initiate specifically human evolution.’ This is reasonably certain. ... The mechanism of this evolution has not been understood. ...
The National and English Review
For whether you know it or not, or wish it or not, you are drifting towards a universal language, in obedience to the law of evolution. CHIHCHEN LOFENGLUH. ... But still, there was nothing in the nature of a pure alphabet, till its invention by the Phcenicians, though the phonetics formed a kind of syllabarium of about 130 signs representing sounds. VI. ...
73 toward a new direction in evolution. This direction finally leads to the new functions of precise reaching, of refined grasping, and of delicate manipulation of objects in the en- vironment. ... Thus man lives in a world of physical objects and a world of symbols for things. Clearly the symbol or sign is easier to manipulate than the unwieldly object itself. ...
According to the classification of user requirements in Kano model, theory of technology evolution was adopted to determine the future evolution route of product and predict possible structure state for ... In view of the fuzzy and uncertainty of users' potential requirements, the fuzzy semantic model was adopted to describe the qualitative user requirements in order to standardly form the user requirements ... ; multiple-dimension referred to the system evolution towards the direction of increasing the dimension; harmonization referred to the system evolution towards the direction of the harmony of different ...doi:10.22266/ijies2015.0930.01 fatcat:5mp3rz2kabevbdtlkoaqsmdzjq
move towards the optimum. ... The mechanism of the genetic assimilation of the acquired features during a number of generations of Darwinian evolution is studied. ... Acknowledgments This work is partially supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Grant No 13-01-00399. ...arXiv:1411.5053v1 fatcat:iffb6ln6sna7lfxqybmkuxpeam
The Journal of Religion
The eyes of this interpretation are turned not toward the past but toward the ... The older theology is pictorial and symbolic, and calls up a wealth of religious emotion. ...
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