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Artificial Life


Artificial Life is the official journal of the International Society for Artificial Life (ISAL). Each issue features international research that spans the hierarchy of biological organization, including studies of the origin of life, self-assembly, growth and development, evolutionary and ecological dynamics, animal and robot behavior, social organization, and cultural evolution.

Table of Contents

Vol. 10, Issue 3 - Summer 2004


Unbinding Biological Autonomy: Francisco Varela's Contributions to Artificial Life
pp. 231-233
Abstract | PDF (30.28 KB)
Basic Autonomy as a Fundamental Step in the Synthesis of Life
pp. 235-259
Abstract | PDF (178.53 KB)
The Affirmation of Self: A New Perspective on the Immune System
pp. 261-276
Abstract | PDF (2.59 MB)
Thirty Years of Computational Autopoiesis: A Review
pp. 277-295
Abstract | PDF (931.86 KB)
A Possible Route to Prebiotic Vesicle Reproduction
pp. 297-308
Abstract | PDF (108.07 KB)
Autopoiesis and Cognition in the Game of Life
pp. 309-326
Abstract | PDF (2.69 MB)
Autopoiesis and Cognition
pp. 327-345
Abstract | PDF (1.11 MB)
Autopoiesis and Natural Drift: Genetic Information, Reproduction, and Evolution Revisited
pp. 347-360
Abstract | PDF (101.43 KB)