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Recent Development in Biologically Inspired Computing - Leandro N. de Castro

Recent Development in Biologically Inspired Computing

Hardcover Published: 2004
ISBN: 9781591403128
Number Of Pages: 300

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Necessary reading for undergraduate and graduate students, and researchers interested in knowing the most recent advances in problem solving techniques inspired by nature, this book covers the most relevant areas in computational intelligence, including evolutionary algorithms, artificial neural networks, artificial immune systems and swarm systems. It also brings together novel and philosophical trends in the exciting fields of artificial life and robotics.

Forewordp. vi
Prefacep. vii
From Biologically Inspired Computing to Natural Computingp. 1
Evolutionary Algorithms
Evolutionary Turing Machines: The Quest for Busy Beaversp. 9
Generalized Extremal Optimization: A New Meta-Heuristic Inspired by a Model of Natural Evolutionp. 41
Genetic Programming Using a Turing-Complete Representation: Recurrent Network Consisting of Treesp. 61
Gene Expression Programming and the Evolution of Computer Programsp. 82
The Clonal Selection Principle for In Silico and In Vitro Computingp. 104
Swarm Intelligence
Integrating Evolutionary Computation Components in Ant Colony Optimizationp. 148
Ant Colony Algorithms for Steiner Trees: An Application to Routing in Sensor Networksp. 181
The Influence of Pheromone and Adaptive Vision in the Standard Ant Clustering Algorithmp. 207
Particle Swarms: Optimization Based on Sociocognitionp. 235
Artificial Life and Artificial Creatures
Synthetic Approach to Semiotic Artificial Creaturesp. 270
Perspectives for Strong Artificial Lifep. 301
Information Processing and Cognitive Systems
Controlling Robots with Fractal Gene Regulatory Networksp. 320
Once More Unto the Breach: Towards Artificial Homeostasip. 340
Biologically Inspired Collective Roboticsp. 367
Continuous Attractor Neural Networksp. 398
About the Authorsp. 426
Indexp. 434
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ISBN: 9781591403128
ISBN-10: 159140312X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 2004
Publisher: IGI Global
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.04