Artificial chromosomes encode a set of rules that are used to change synaptic connections among neurons while a robot moves in its environment.
Evolved Robots, Akio Ishiguro, University of Nagoya, Japan
Many researchers around the world are working in the field of Evolutionary Electronics. They use artificial evolution to discover new types of circuits or let circuits evolve to new operating conditions.
If the environment or the fitness function is too harsh for the evolving individual during the initial generations (so that all the individuals of the first generation have zero fitness), evolution cannot select good individuals and make any progress.
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