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Unformatted text preview: No because it doesnt take into account frequency of letters, typing efficiency, and biomechanics of the hand. It spaced out frequently used letters to make sure the typewriters didnt jam. 4. There are other keyboard layouts besides QWERTY. By analogy with Evolution Encoded, what sort of analysis could you perform to suggest that an alternative layout had been selected for minimizing errors? Would this prove selection occurred, or would it still be possible that the layout was a lucky accident? An analysis that could be performed would be to check how many errors occurred within the system and if errors were either corrected or changed in order for the resulting protein to be unaltered. For a keyboard, you would check the amount of errors in a typed sequence and see if those errors were corrected or changed. If the selection is clearly organized then it was selected whereas if the sequence has no sense but sense is made, the selection was a lucky accident....
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course BIS 002A taught by Professor Unknown during the Summer '09 term at UC Davis.
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