Introduces evolutionary computation and explores the application of evolution to developmental processes in nature. Introduces major mechanisms of biological evolution. Explains genetic algorithms, genetic programming, evolutionary programming and evolutionary strategies. Detailed explanation of computer modeled developmental programs. Includes Mathematica notebooks for all programs in the book.
Introduction: The Fascination of Evolution | Evolutionary Computation | Evolutionary Algorithms for Optimization | Genetic Algorithms | Evolution Strategies | Programming by Evolution | Evolutionary Programming | Genetic Programming | Advanced Genetic Programming | Computer Models of Developmental Programs | Evolutionary Inference of Lindenmayer Systems | Artificial Plant Evolution
, Calculus and Analysis
, Life Sciences