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Evolutionary Computation: The Fossil Record, edited by David Fogel
Treating economies in terms of evolutionary systems is central to bionomics. Many current efforts are being to made to model such systems using evolutionary algorithms. To date, however, there has been no complete and accurate accounting of the historical development of the field of evolutionary computation.
Evolutionary Computation: The Fossil Record (IEEE Press), edited by David Fogel, fills this niche. Featuring copious introductory material provided by the editor, this formidable collection of landmark papers spans the entire history of evolutionary computation -- from today's investigations back to its very origins more than 40 years ago. Chapter by chapter, Fogel highlights how early ideas have developed into current thinking and how others have been lost and await rediscovery. The introductions to each chapter reflect Fogel's one-on-one conversations with the authors and their colleagues, conducted over a period of four years. The book provides in-depth historical information and technical detail that is simply unmatched in the field. This volume is complete with an extensive bibliograph of related literature.
Evolutionary Computation: The Fossil Record