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Perspectives on Adaptation in Natural and Artificial Systems


Series: Santa Fe Institute Studies on the Sciences and Complexity

Edited By: Lashon Booker, Stephanie Forrest, Melanie Mitchell and Rick Riolo

324 pages, numerous line figures

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Mar 2005 | #152836 | ISBN: 0195162927
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This book consists of 17 papers on the contributions of John Holland by a distinguished group of scholars from a wide range of fields, including the Nobel laureates Kenneth Arrow and Herbert Simon, and also Douglas Hofstadter, Brian Arthur, Robert Axelrod, and Melanie Mitchell. Holland is the father of genetic algorithms, the pioneering worker exploring "emergence," and one of the leaders of the sciences of complexity. Holland's work is especially important for economics and evolutionary biology, artificial intelligence and machine learning, artificial life, and cognitive science.

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