Evolution of Communication in a Population of Simple Machines CS

  title={Evolution of Communication in a Population of Simple Machines CS},
  author={Bruce MacLennan},
We show that communication may evolve in a population of simple machines that are physically capable of sensing and modifying a shared environment and for which there is selective pressure in favor of cooperative behavior The emergence of communication was detected by comparing simulations in which communication was permitted with those in which it was suppressed When communication was not suppressed we found that at the end of the experiment the average tness of the population was higher and… CONTINUE READING


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