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This quantity collects the articles offered on the 3rd overseas convention on "The Navier-Stokes Equations: concept and Numerical Methods", held in Oberwolfach, Germany. The articles disguise such issues within the Navier-Stokes conception as: normal boundary stipulations; move external to a drawback; conical boundary issues; the controllability of ideas; compressible movement; non-Newtonian circulation; magneto-hydrodynamics; thermal convection; the interplay of fluids with elastic solids; the regularity of ideas; and Rothe's approach to approximation A computational method of evolutionary biology / Thomas S. Ray -- White-noise research in retinal body structure / Ken-ichi Naka and Vanita Bhanot -- White noise research with distinctive emphasis on functions to biology / Takeyuki Hida

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An interesting exception to this pattern was the interaction between size 79 and size 89. Size 89 is considered to be a "metabolic cripple", because although it is capable of self-replicating, it executes about 40% more instructions than normal to replicate. It was eliminated in competition with size 79, with no loops in the trajectory, after an elapsed time of under one million instructions. In an experiment to determine the effects of the presence of parasites on community diversity, a community consisting of twenty size classes of hosts was created and allowed to run for 30 million instructions, at which time only the eight smallest size classes remained.

Groups of four no-operation instructions are used as complementary templates to mark twelve sites for internal addressing, so that the creature can locate its beginning and end, call the copy procedure, and mark addresses for loops and jumps in the code, etc. The functions of these templates are commented in the listing in Appendix D. 7 Evolution and Diversity/Entropy Independently of these studies, a series of runs was conducted using the original program with the original instruction set, and applying a tool for the calculation of diversity/entropy and its changes over time in an evolving ecological community.

The copy procedure does not return, but jumps back directly to the proper address of the reproduction loop. In this way it effectively seizes the CPU from the parasite. However it is another change which delivers the coup de grace: after each reproduction, the hyper-parasite re-examines itself, resetting the BX register with its location and the CX register with its size. After the instruction pointer of the para­ site passes through this code, the CPU of the parasite contains the location and size of the hyper-parasite and the parasite CPU thereafter replicates the hyper-parasite genome.

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