Numerical testing of evolution theories

  title={Numerical testing of evolution theories},
  author={Nils Aall Barricelli},
  journal={Acta Biotheoretica},
  • N. A. Barricelli
  • Published 1 September 1963
  • Biology, Computer Science
  • Acta Biotheoretica
SummaryAn interpretive system for the IBM 704 computer permitting interpretation of the genetic pattern of a numeric symbioorganism as a game strategy has been developed. Selection for best performance in a simple game (the game called Tac Tix published byGardner, 1958) has been applied in a preliminary experiment. An objective method to measure the quality of a game played is described. The results presented in the article show a small but significant improvement of game quality during a… 

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