Artificial Life and Evolutionary Computation by Roberto Serra, Marco Villani, Irene Poli

By Roberto Serra, Marco Villani, Irene Poli

The Italian group in synthetic existence and Evolutionary computation has grown remarkably lately, and this e-book is the 1st huge selection of its significant pursuits and achievements (including contributions from international countries). The contributions in "Artificial lifestyles" in addition to in "Evolutionary Computation" let one to determine the deep connections among the 2 fields. the themes addressed are tremendous proper for trendy study in man made existence and in Evolutionary Computation, which come with very important contributions from very recognized researchers. the quantity offers a truly vast photograph of the Italian actions during this box.

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Thus, environmental and genetic factors can both play a role in the onset of many diseases and their interaction should be taken in account in the prediction of risk as well as in the prevention strategies [2, 3]. This mechanistic approach could help in understanding the effects of lowdose exposures, which can affect the general population. Low-dose exposure could have unpredictable effects, even because scientists, risk assessors and regulators do not have much literature data to rely on. So far, the risk assessment strategy has been based on the results from animal studies, which are performed with single compounds at relatively high doses, with inbred animal strains, which are often resulted as highly susceptible to develop diseases, especially tumors [4-7].

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