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Beyond continuous mathematics and traditional scientific analysis: Understanding and mining Wolfram's A New Kind of Science
In A New Kind of Science, Stephen Wolfram recommends abandoning traditional scientific analysis and the continuous mathematical description that it affords in favor of the study of simple rules. HeExpand
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Toward a mechanics of adaptive behavior: evolutionary dynamics and matching theory statics.
  • J. McDowell, A. Popa
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Journal of the experimental analysis of behavior
  • 1 September 2010
We show that the dynamics of the evolutionary theory and the statics of modern matching theory together constitute a good candidate for a mechanics of adaptive behavior. Expand
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Selection dynamics in joint matching to rate and magnitude of reinforcement.
Virtual organisms animated by a selectionist theory of behavior dynamics worked on concurrent random interval schedules where both the rate and magnitude of reinforcement were varied. TheExpand
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The effect of Hamming distances in a computational model of selection by consequences
McDowell (2004) instantiated the Darwinian principles of selection, recombination, and mutation in a computational model of selection by consequences. The model has been tested under a variety ofExpand
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Behavioral variability in an evolutionary theory of behavior dynamics.
  • A. Popa, J. McDowell
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the experimental analysis of behavior
  • 1 March 2016
McDowell's evolutionary theory of behavior dynamics (McDowell, 2004) instantiates populations of behaviors (abstractly represented by integers) that evolve under the selection pressure of theExpand
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Reservoir Characterization Through Synthetic Logs
Magnetic resonance logs provide the capability of in-situ measurement of reservoir characteristics such as effective porosity, fluid saturation, and rock permeability. This study presents a new andExpand
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