Illustrating Evolutionary Computation with Mathematica

by Christian Jacob

Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2001



Welcome to the fascinating world of Evolutionary Computation! Whether your area of interest is Computers, Biology, Genetics, Bioinformatics or Evolutionary -based, there is something here for you.

Although this website was originally intended as an extension of the book, the notebooks and other invaluabe resources here are comprehensive collections of amazing information in themselves.

About this site:

  • IEC Main Page: you are here
  • About the Book: this page briefly explores the book.
  • Contents: This page gives a detailed description of the book's contents, and also serves as a guide to finding the corresponding online notebooks available on this site.
  • Notebooks: here you will find the supplemental notebooks and other resources that demonstrate the key concepts as explored in Illustrating Evolutionary Computation. The Notebooks are available in one complete package or in separate chapters. (Requires Mathematica or MathReader to view).
  • Resources: Here you will find other resources related to Evolutionary Computation.
  • Mailing List: become part of our exciting mailing list where you can share your ideas and find out what other readers have developed in relation to the topics explored here.

"An essential capacity of intelligence is the ability to learn. An artificially intelligent system that could learn would not have to be programmed for every eventuality; it could adapt to its changing environment and conditions just as biological systems do."


Website created by Julie Stromer, 2002

If you have any comments, suggestions, or problems concerning this website or the Evolvica notebooks, please send an email to Christian Jacob.