Some Evo Research with Digital Populations
(All on E-Reserve for BIOL 391)
These are the papers that students will present and critique through
M. A. Bedau, 2003. Artificial life: organization, adaptation, and complexity from the bottom up. Trends in Cognitive Science 7: 505-512.
Burtsev & Turchin. 2006. Evolution of cooperative strategies from first principles. Nature, 440: 1041-1044
Hagstrom, G, et al. Using Avida to test the effects of natural selection on phylogenetic reconstruction methods. Artificial Life 2004 Spring;10(2):157-66.
Lenski, R. 2004. Phenotypic and genomic evolution during a 20,000-generation experiment with the bacterium Escherichia coli. Plant Breeding Reviews 24:225-265.
Lenski, R. E., C. Ofria, R. T. Pennock, and C. Adami. 2003. The evolutionary origin of complex features. Nature 423:139-144.
Ofria C and Adami C. Evolution of Genetic Organization in Digital Organisms
Lenski RE, Ofria C, Collier TC, and Adami C. Genome complexity, robustness and genetic interactions in digital organisms. Nature 400: 661-664 (1999).
Wilke, CO, et al. Evolution of digital organisms at high mutation rates leads to survival of the flattest. Nature 412: 331-331 (2001).
Wilke, CO. (2003) Does the Red Queen reign in the kingdom of digital organisms? Physics Abstracts. arXiv URL: http://arxiv.org/abs/physics/0302046