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Evolution of Symbiosis in the Game of Life: Three Characteristics of Successful Symbiotes

@inproceedings{Turney2021EvolutionOS,
  title={Evolution of Symbiosis in the Game of Life: Three Characteristics of Successful Symbiotes},
  author={Peter D. Turney},
  year={2021}
}
In past work, we developed a computational model of the evolution of symbiotic entities (Model-S), based on Conway’s Game of Life. In this article, we examine three trends that biologists have observed in the evolution of symbiotes. (1) Management: If one partner is able to control the symbiotic relation, this control can reduce conflict; thus evolutionary selection favours symbiotes that have a manager. (2) Mutualism: Although partners in symbiosis often have conflicting needs, evolutionary… 

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