- Find out when hominids are first thought to have appeared, and estimate how many generations it has taken for you to evolve.
- Find out the biological definition of evolution and give at least one example of how the term is frequently used in nonbiological settings.
- Table 2.1 suggests a close analogy between the notion of fitness in natural evolutionary systems and a solution quality measure in (evolutionary) problem solving. However, the two work `other way around’ from the perspective of the number of offspring. Discuss.
- Find out for how long have humans have used the following as tools: Evolution, The wheel, Fire.
The on-line accompaniment to the book Introduction to Evolutionary Computing