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The evolution of adaptive systems

by James P. Brock

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Published by Academic Press in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adaptation (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 619-630) and index.

    StatementJames P. Brock.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH546 .B76 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 642 p. :
    Number of Pages642
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6798267M
    ISBN 100121347400
    LC Control Number00102539

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