Twelfth Annual CSEOL Symposium
EVOLUTION IN THE COMPUTER AGE
Friday, April 13, 2001
Schoenberg Auditorium UCLA


9:00am: J. William Schopf (CSEOL, UCLA)
Welcome
9:10am: Walter Gilbert (Harvard University)
BIOINFORMATICS, GENOMICS, AND COMPUTERS
9:50am: DISCUSSION
10:00am: Walter Fitch (University of California, Irvine)
COMPUTING THE EVOLUTION OF VIRUSES
10:40am: DISCUSSION
10:50 am: COFFEE BREAK
11:10am: Michael Foote (University of Chicago)
MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL MODELS IN PALEOBIOLOGY
11:50am: DISCUSSION
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12:00 noon: LUNCHEON BREAK
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1:30pm: Nicholas Gessler (University of California, Los Angeles)

COMPUTER MODELS OF CULTURAL EVOLUTION
2:10pm: DISCUSSION
2:20pm: Lawrence J. Fogel (Natural Selection, Inc.)
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE THROUGH SIMULATED EVOLUTION
3:00pm: DISCUSSION
3:10pm: COFFEE BREAK
3:30pm: Hans Moravec (Carngie Mellon University)
THE EVOLUTION OF INTELLIGENT ROBOTS
4:10pm: DISCUSSION
4:20pm: David B. Fogel & Gary B. Fogel

(Moderators; Natural Selection, Inc.)
Panel discussion (all speakers), with audience interaction.
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5:00pm: CONCLUSION OF SYMPOSIUM
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5:30pm: RECEPTION (for speakers, invitees, CSEOL members; UCLA Faculty Center)
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7:00pm: BANQUET (for speakers, invitees, CSEOL members; UCLA Faculty Center)
Presentation of CSEOL Distinguished Scientist Awards