Lamarckian


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Lamarckian

(lə-mär′kē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to Lamarckism.
n.
A supporter of Lamarckism.
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Halliday et al., "Automated docking using a lamarckian genetic algorithm and and empirical binding free energy function," Journal of Computational Chemistry, vol.
American democracy may be the endpoint of a Lamarckian evolution, or the incidental flower of a Darwinian world, but either way its fitness is shortly to be tested, even threatened with extinction.
Darwin refuted the Lamarckian notion that variation arises through parental experience mechanisms of inheritance, although he admitted the Lamarckian ideas of use and disuse.
Whitehead promises, in any case, a means to show that a Lamarckian view of variation, which presumes that organisms are sentient creatures, is at least on the right track.
From a Lamarckian perspective, life and politics are not necessarily governed by death struggles, as Darwinians believe.
Might this be an example of the infamous Lamarckian "inheritance of acquired characteristics" at the molecular genetic level, in which the anxiety of traumatized parents is transmitted to their offspring?
It was Lamarckian inheritance, phlogiston, and alchemy today, tomorrow, and forever.
This is basically a form of the Lamarckian idea of the inheritance of acquired characteristics, though at one point Darwin dismissed Lamarck's ideas as "rubbish."
"Isn't that Lamarckian evolution?" e-mailed Paul Hyer.
Even Richardson, who does his best to make Nietzsche's thought compatible with, or palatable to, scientific naturalism, concedes that Nietzsche's dominant tendency is to see the will to power, i.e., drives, in Lamarckian terms, operating above and beyond natural selection a la the Bildungstreib of the romantic biologists of the nineteenth century.
The Lamarckian Genetic Algorithm (LGA) was selected with the population size of 150 individuals and with a maximum number of generations and energy evaluations of 27,000 and 2.5 million, respectively.
Input: x [~, sol] = sort (x); sol = [sol, sol(1)]; fitness = 0; longest = 0; For i = 1: number of holes fitness = fitness + distance between holes i and i + 1; if longest < distance between holes i and i + 1 longest = distance between holes i and i + 1; position = i; end if end for if position ~= number ofholes sequence = [sol(position + i: end - 1), sol(1: position)]; else sequence = sol (1: end - 1); end if PSEUDOCODE 4: Pseudocode for inducing Lamarckian property.