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The ``Semantics'' of Evolution: Trajectories and Trade-offs in Design Space and Niche Space.

Sloman, A. (1998) The ``Semantics'' of Evolution: Trajectories and Trade-offs in Design Space and Niche Space. [Conference Paper] (In Press)

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Abstract

This paper attempts to characterise a unifying overview of the practice of software engineers, AI designers, developers of evolutionary forms of computation, designers of adaptive systems, etc. The topic overlaps with theoretical biology, developmental psychology and perhaps some aspects of social theory. Just as much of theoretical computer science follows the lead of engineering intuitions and tries to formalise them, there are also some important emerging high level cross disciplinary ideas about natural information processing architectures and evolutionary mechanisms and that can perhaps be unified and formalised in the future. There is some speculation about the evolution of human cognitive architectures and consciousness.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Subjects:Biology > Animal Behavior
Biology > Animal Cognition
Biology > Behavioral Biology
Biology > Evolution
Biology > Primatology
Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Neuroscience > Computational Neuroscience
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science > Machine Learning
Computer Science > Machine Vision
Computer Science > Neural Nets
Computer Science > Robotics
Psychology > Developmental Psychology
Psychology > Evolutionary Psychology
Philosophy > Epistemology
Philosophy > Metaphysics
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy > Philosophy of Science
ID Code:716
Deposited By:Sloman, Aaron
Deposited On:09 Jul 1998
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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