Publications

Here at the Devolab we are committed to sharing our discoveries with the scientific community and general public. Below is a list of (most of) our recent publications and everything should be open access!

Anya Johnson and Barbara Johnson. 2014. Simulation to teach concepts of evolution: The Finger- Painting Fitness Landscape Application. Proceedings of GLS 2014. link

Heather J. Goldsby, David B. Knoester, Benjamin Kerr, and Charles Ofria. The Effect of Conflicting Pressures on The Evolution of Division of Labor, PLoS One, 2014. link

Anya E. Johnson, Heather J. Goldsby, Sherri Goings, and Charles Ofria. The Evolution of Kin Inclusivity Levels, GECCO, 2014. link

Anya E. Johnson, Eli Strauss, Rodney Pickett, Christoph Adami, Ian Dworkin, and Heather J. Goldsby. More Bang for Your Buck: Quorum-Sensing Capabilities Improve the Efficacy of Suicidal Altruism, ALIFE 2014. link extended

Heather J. Goldsby, David B. Knoester, Charles Ofria, and Benjamin Kerr. The Evolutionary Origin of Somatic Cells Under the Dirty Work Hypothesis, PLoS Biology, 2014. link

David M. Bryson, Aaron P. Wagner, and Charles Ofria.There and back again: gene-processing hardware for the evolution and robotic deployment of robust navigation strategies, GECCO, 2014. link

Aaron P. Wagner, Luis Zaman, Ian Dworkin, and Charles Ofria. Behavioral Strategy Chases Promote the Evolution of Prey Intelligence, arXiv, 2014. link

David B. Knoester, Heather J. Goldsby, and Philip K. McKinley. Genetic Variation and the Evolution of Consensus in Digital Organisms, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 2013. link

David M. Bryson and Charles Ofria.Understanding Evolutionary Potential in Virtual CPU Instruction Set Architectures, PLoS One, 2013. link

Arthur W. Covert, Richard E. Lenski, Claus O. Wilke, and Charles Ofria. Experiments on the role of deleterious mutations as stepping stones in adaptive evolution, PNAS, 2013. link

Laura M. Grabowski, David M. Bryson, Fred C. Dyer, Robert T. Pennock, and Charles Ofria. A Case Study of the De Novo Evolution of a Complex Odometric Behavior in Digital Organisms, PLoS One, 2013. link

Miguel A. Fortuna, Luis Zaman, Aaron P. Wagner, and Charles Ofria. Evolving Digital Ecological Networks, PLoS Computational Biology, 2013. link

Christopher H. Chandler, Charles Ofria, and Ian Dworkin. Runaway Sexual Selection Leads to Good Genes, Evolution, 2013. link

Heather J. Goldsby, Anna Dornhaus, Benjamin Kerr, and Charles Ofria. Task-Switching Costs Promote the Evolution of Division of Labor and Shifts in Individuality, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 2012. link