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Survival of the fittest and zero sum games

Patel, Apoorva (2002) Survival of the fittest and zero sum games. In: Fluctuation and Noise Letters, 2 (4). L279-L284 .

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Abstract

Competition for available resources is natural amongst coexisting species, and the fittest contenders dominate over the rest in evolution. The. dynamics of this selection is studied using a simple linear model. It has similarities to features of quantum computation, in particular conservation laws leading to destructive interference. Compared to an altruistic scenario, competition introduces instability and eliminates the weaker species in a finite time.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to World Scientific Publishing Company.
Keywords: Darwinian evolution;Markov chain;quantum algorithms.
Department/Centre: Division of Information Sciences > Supercomputer Education & Research Centre
Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Theoretical Studies
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2011 04:59
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2011 04:59
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/39437

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