evolutionarily
adverb see evolution

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • evolutionarily — adverb a) In an evolutionary manner. The basic tool for work in evolutionary game theory is the notion of an evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS). b) From the perspective of evolution. It is a commonplace in psychology that higher animals are… …   Wiktionary

  • evolutionarily — adv. Evolutionarily is used with these adjectives: ↑related …   Collocations dictionary

  • evolutionarily — evolution ► NOUN 1) the process by which different kinds of living organism are believed to have developed, especially by natural selection. 2) gradual development. 3) Chemistry the giving off of a gaseous product or of heat. 4) a pattern of… …   English terms dictionary

  • evolutionarily — adverb in an evolutionary way; from an evolutionary point of view the mutation has been evolutionarily successful • Derived from adjective: ↑evolutionary …   Useful english dictionary

  • evolutionarily — See evolutional. * * * …   Universalium

  • evolutionarily — evo·lu·tion·ar·i·ly …   English syllables

  • evolutionarily stable strategy — noun (biology) A strategy that, if most members of a population adopt it, would give a reproductive fitness higher than any mutant strategy (abbrev ESS) • • • Main Entry: ↑evolution …   Useful english dictionary

  • Evolutionarily stable strategy — Infobox equilibrium name = Evolutionarily stable strategy subsetof = Nash equilibrium supersetof = Stochastically stable equilibrium intersectwith = Subgame perfect equilibrium, Trembling hand perfect equilibrium, Perfect Bayesian equilibrium… …   Wikipedia

  • Evolutionarily stable state — A population is said to be in an evolutionarily stable state if its genetic composition is restored by selection after a disturbance, provided the disturbance is not too large. Such a population can be genetically monomorphic or polymorphic.… …   Wikipedia

  • Evolutionarily stable set — In game theory an evolutionarily stable set, (sometimes evolutionary stable sets) (ES set) is a set of strategies, which score equally against each other, each of which would be an evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) were it not for the other… …   Wikipedia

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