Channon, A ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9224-4931 (2001) Passing the ALife test: activity statistics classify evolution in Geb as unbounded. In: Advances in Artificial Life. Spinger, 417 - 426.

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Abstract

Bedau and Packard’s evolutionary activity statistics [1, 2] are used to classify the evolutionary dynamics in Geb [3, 4], a system designed to verify and extend theories behind the generation of evolutionary emergent systems. The result is that, according to these statistics, Geb exhibits unbounded evolutionary activity, making it the first autonomous artificial system to pass this test. However, having passed it, the most prudent course of action is to look for weaknesses in the test. Two weaknesses are identified and approaches for overcoming them are proposed.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2014 10:43
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2018 11:18
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/37

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