memetics

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me·met·ics

 (mē-mĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of memes and their social and cultural effects.

[meme + -etics (as in aesthetics).]

memetics

(miːˈmɛtɪks)
n
(Biology) the study of memes and their transmission
Translations
mémétique
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The population (solutions) called frogs is divided into different memeplexes each carrying its own meme.
Memes (ideas) and memeplexes (ideologies) that produce behaviors that further their own existence and reproduction become more prevalent in the population, regardless of their truth-status.
In SFLA there is a set of possible solutions defined by a set of virtual frogs that is partitioned into different groups named as memeplexes each performing a local search.
The population is partitioned into several parallel groups (memeplexes) that are permitted to evolve independently, to search the space in different directions.
The number of iterations in each memeplexes is 1, and the max number of shuffling iterations of the HS, CHS and SFLA [N.sub.max] = 200.
Biogeography-based Value Firefly algorithm Value optimization Number of habitats 100 Number of fireflies 100 Emigration rates 0.7 Light absorption coefficient 1 Immigration rates 0.3 Attraction coefficient 2 base value Keep rate 0.2 Mutation coefficient 0.9 Artificial bee Value Shuffled frog leaping Value colony algorithm algorithm Number of bees 100 Number of memeplexes 5 Amount of food Round (NB/2) Number of frogs in each 10 memeplex Limit 20 Maximum of generation 100 Maximum of 100 Iterations within each 20 iteration memeplex
A frog population was classified into some memeplexes, each memepplex exchage the thought of the flog.
Personal freedom, for example, inheres as a muscular cultural value in automobiles and telephones but stringent restrictions on the use of cars and phones have also evolved as part of their memeplexes.
Just as genes organize themselves into DNA, cells, and chromosomes, so too do replicating elements of culture organize themselves into memes, and co-adaptive meme complexes or "memeplexes." The study of these replicating elements of culture is known as memetics.
Simple examples of memes are tunes, games and the skills necessary to make shoes; examples of complex combinations of memes (or memeplexes) are religious beliefs.
For example, besides helpful critiques of maladaptive memeplexes in religions, Dawkins is known to set up straw men examples that no intellectually robust theistic memeplex would contain, as (Midgley, 1985) has complained.
Both are memeplexes (groups of memes that work together), and science certainly contains viral memes such as false theories and fraudulent claims, but the very basis of science is its method of questioning its own claims.