A Possibility of Fast Running of Tyrannosaurus rex by the Result of Evolutionary Computation

Yoshiyuki Usami

Abstract

The author examined the effectiveness of the optimization strategy of evolutionary computation and the conventional simulated annealing method when studying the locomotor motion of bipedal animals. The simulated annealing method is known as a powerful tool for finding near-optimal solutions for combinatorial problems such as the NP-complete problem. However, the author found the evolutionary computational strategy more effective at finding near-optimal solutions of the running motion of bipedal animals. The author conducted extensive simulations of the running motion of the large, bipedal dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex based on realistic, biological parameters. The author’s simulations found that T.rex could run quickly, up to 14 m/s, which is faster than the beings.

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Usami Y. (2014). A Possibility of Fast Running of Tyrannosaurus rex by the Result of Evolutionary Computation . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Evolutionary Computation Theory and Applications - Volume 1: ECTA, (IJCCI 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-052-9, pages 145-152. DOI: 10.5220/0005031701450152


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@conference{ecta14,
author={Yoshiyuki Usami},
title={A Possibility of Fast Running of Tyrannosaurus rex by the Result of Evolutionary Computation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Evolutionary Computation Theory and Applications - Volume 1: ECTA, (IJCCI 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={145-152},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005031701450152},
isbn={978-989-758-052-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Evolutionary Computation Theory and Applications - Volume 1: ECTA, (IJCCI 2014)
TI - A Possibility of Fast Running of Tyrannosaurus rex by the Result of Evolutionary Computation
SN - 978-989-758-052-9
AU - Usami Y.
PY - 2014
SP - 145
EP - 152
DO - 10.5220/0005031701450152