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Symbionticism and Complex Adaptive Systems I: Implications of Having Symbiosis Occur in Nature

  title={Symbionticism and Complex Adaptive Systems I: Implications of Having Symbiosis Occur in Nature},
  author={Jason M. Daida and Catherine S. Grasso and Stephen A. Stanhope and Steven J. Ross},
  booktitle={Evolutionary Programming},
Over the past several years, there has been an increasing interest in the biological phenomena of symbiosis by those in complex adaptive systems and evolutionary computation. We describe in this paper some of the caveats involved in modeling or using biological symbiosis as a computational metaphor. We specifically consider some of the common philosophical viewpoints on symbiosis and comment on the appropriateness of these viewpoints for use in complex adaptive systems and evolutionary… 

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