lecture 13 Richard Belew

lecture 13 Richard Belew - Richad Belew Memes and Changing...

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Richad Belew Memes and Changing language 1.) “Biology doesn’t make sense without evolution” Believing Evolution?. The same stories we tell about biology phenomenon can be applied to culture phenomenon. Meme: the culture analog to achieve. Culture is changing life the same way evolution changes biology 2.) Model experiments via programs: 3.) Summary: the process of evolution is a powerful adaptive procress. It’s a machine learning like tool by taking that process and using it for something else a. Culture change: us doing undergrad vs parents doing undergrad. Is this b/c of cultural change? 4.) Terms: a. Replication rate b. Fitness c. Mutation d. Temporal/spatil distribution e. Fdas 5.) Darwin fish interjects a pov. This symbol has evolved from a thousand years ago. a. Some guy asked why they put that deviation of bumper sticker on it. 6.) Evolution 3 stroke engine: Charles Darwin 1809 – 1882: a. Replication: making copies. Today, we can make high fidelity copies b. Mutation: evolution cannot move forward w/o mutation. Large class of changes
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course COGS cogs 1 taught by Professor Nitz during the Fall '09 term at UCSD.

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