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Adaptation, in biology, is the process or trait by which organisms or population better match their environment
Adaptation may also refer to:
- Adaptation (arts), a transfer of a work of art from one medium to another
- Adaptation (film), a 2002 film by Spike Jonze
- "Adaptation" (The Walking Dead), a television episode
Biology and medicineEdit
- Adaptation (eye), the eye's adjustment to light
- Cellular adaptation, changes by cells/tissues in response to changed microenvironments
- High-altitude adaptation, organisms and their specializations for life in high altitudes
- Neural adaptation, the responsiveness of a sensory system to a constant stimulus
- The SAID principle, a sports training concept, standing for "Specific Adaptation to Imposed Demands"
Control and information theoryEdit
- Adaptation (computer science) by which interactive systems adapt to individual users and environments
- Adaptive system, a set of interacting entities that enable the whole to improve its response
- Complex adaptive system, rich interactions between elements that result in feedback and adaptation
- Domain adaptation, a field associated with machine learning and transfer learning
- Behavioral adaptation, an adjustment to another type of behavior or environmental context
- Hedonic adaptation, the ability of preserving at a stable level of happiness despite better or worse changes in the personal material life
- Psychological adaptation, a mind and body interaction which results from competitive or cooperation types of evolution
- Preconditioning (adaptation), a general concept in which an entity is exposed to some type of stress or reinforcement stimulus, in order to become more resilient when and if that external factor would happen anytime in the future.
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