We claim that the alleged "debt" owed by Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GEC) to Biology is exaggerated. However, we do believe that Biology is potentially an extraordinarily rich source of inspiration, and that a highly fruitful way forward is to genuinely plunder it, to be more greatly inspired than at present. We would simply like to increase the debt: to acquire a debt worth repaying .
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@inproceedings(SS-WSGECCO04, author = "Leo Caves and John A. Clark and Susan Stepney", title = "Acquiring a Debt Worth Repaying: why Evolutionary Computation should gain yet further inspiration from Biology", crossref = "WSGECCO04" ) @proceedings(WSGECCO04, title = "BioGEC workshop, GECCO 2004, Seattle, USA, June 2004", booktitle = "BioGEC workshop, GECCO 2004, Seattle, USA, June 2004", year = 2004 )