Learning as a Consequence of Selection

  • Samuel Delepoulle
  • Philippe Preux
  • Jean-Claude Darcheville
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2310)


Since the end of the XIXth century, the influence of learning on natural selection has been considered. More recently, this influence has been investigated using computer simulations. However, it has not yet been shown how the ability of learning can be the product of natural selection. This point is precisely the subject of this paper.


Natural Selection Reinforcement Learning Input Sensor Discrimination Task XIXth Century 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel Delepoulle
    • 1
    • 2
  • Philippe Preux
    • 2
  • Jean-Claude Darcheville
    • 1
  1. 1.Unité de Recherche sur l’Évolution des Comportements et des Apprentissages (URECA)Université de Lille 3Villeneuve d’Ascq CedexFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire d’Informatique du Littoral (LIL)Université du Littoral Côte d’OpaleCalais CedexFrance

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