Where Does (Co)evolution Lead to?

Jan Paredis*

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This paper investigates the dynamics of a simple coevolutionary system. It consists of a predator-prey system in which one population maximizes its distance to the members of the other population, while the second population tries to minimize the distance to the first population. This results in a coevolutionary pursuer-evader (PE) system whose dynamics can easily be studied.Next, a simple genotype-phenotype mapping is added to the system. This mapping - as well as other sources of increased selection - push the system towards regions of maximum adaptability (ROMAs). These ROMAs are a generalization of the concept "evolution to the edge of chaos".
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the European Conference on Artificial Life 2015
PublisherMIT Press
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event13th European Conference on Artificial Life - York, United Kingdom
Duration: 20 Jul 201524 Jul 2015
Conference number: 13


Conference13th European Conference on Artificial Life
Abbreviated titleECAL 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

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