ACA Lecture Series

Don Baker, "Universal Darwinism"

Don Baker

September 18, 2005

Topic: Universal Darwinism: How Computer Science has Validated the Theory of Evolution

About the speaker
ACA member Don Baker is a PhD in computer science who works as a researcher in the telecommunication field. Don has taught the theory of computation at UT and has a strong interest in evolutionary biology and memetics. The talk will describe the field of genetic algorithms where the process of evolution has been successfully applied to create novel solutions to a wide variety of problems.

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