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coevolution

[¦kō‚ev·ə′lü·shən]
(evolution)
An evolutionary pattern based on the interaction among major groups or organisms with an obvious ecological relationship; for example, plant and plant-eater, flower and pollinator.
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Host-pathogen systems are believed to often have password-like elements in their coevolutionary race (e.
New variation in the form of mutation or migration is often included in computer simulations of Red Queen models to "fuel" the coevolutionary process (e.
Competitive equivalence: the coevolutionary consequences of sedentary habit.
Similarly, host-specific pairings of marine herbivores and plants have repeatedly arisen in the course of invasion by one member or the other of the association during the Pliocene or later, suggesting opportunism rather than prolonged coevolutionary specialization as an important pathway (Vermeij 1992).
Where host resistance to infection has a genetic basis, the loss of sexual recombination is the loss of a valuable weapon in the coevolutionary interaction with pathogens.
Application of coevolutionary genetic algorithm in optimal sensor placement," Journal of Vibration and Shock, 28(3): 190-194.
Plasmid-mediated horizontal gene transfer is a coevolutionary process.
Jeanne Dubino's essay, "The Bispecies Environment, Coevolution, and Flush," reads Flush (to this reader's mind one of Woolf's most underappreciated texts) according to the intersections of four coevolutionary environments essential to umwelt, and to understanding human-animal relationships in all their fluidity and contradictions: predator-prey, competitors, host and guest, and mutual beneficiaries.
This distributional history represents several coevolutionary and pathological implications for definitive hosts of F.
Other techniques, such as the orthogonal learning strategy [9], cooperative coevolutionary (CC) framework [10-12], and the teaching-learning-based optimization [13], are also hybridized to enhance the search ability of cuckoo search.
Szolnoki, Coevolutionary games-a mini review, BioSystems, 99, (2010), 109-125.