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Podolsky, The Generation of Diversity: Clonal Selection Theory and the Rise of Molecular Immunology (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997).
Coello Coello and Cruz-Cortes [7] have proposed an algorithm based on the clonal selection theory for solving constrained optimization problems.
Darden and Cain |1989~ have pointed out analogies between biological evolution and other 'selection type theories', such as the clonal selection theory of antibody production.