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1. Evolution
In biological terms: a change in the genetic composition of a population over time.

2. Evolution
1) The change in life over time by adaptation , variation, over-reproduction, and differential survival/reproduction, a process referred to by Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace as natural selection . 2) Descent with modification.

3. Evolutionary computation (genetic algorithms, genetic programming)
Evolutionary computation, genetic algorithms, and genetic programming are all computer disciplines involved with modeling genetic inheritance and/or biological evolution in computers.

4. Evolutionary distance
In phylogenetic trees, the sum of the physical distance on a tree separating organisms; this distance is inversely proportional to evolutionary relatedness.

5. Evolutionary tree
A diagram showing the evolutionary history of organisms based on differences in amino acid sequences. Organisms with fewer differences are placed closer together while those with more differences are further apart.

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