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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. 11, Issue 1-2 - Winter-Spring 2005


Note from the Editor
pp. 1-3
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Introduction to the Special Issue: Embodied and Situated Cognition
pp. 5-11
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The Development of Embodied Cognition: Six Lessons from Babies
pp. 13-29
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Learning From and About Others: Towards Using Imitation to Bootstrap the Social Understanding of Others by Robots
pp. 31-62
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Brain-Based Devices for the Study of Nervous Systems and the Development of Intelligent Machines
pp. 63-77
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Evolutionary Robotics: A New Scientific Tool for Studying Cognition
pp. 79-98
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New Robotics: Design Principles for Intelligent Systems
pp. 99-120
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From Wheels to Wings with Evolutionary Spiking Circuits
pp. 121-138
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Flexible Couplings: Diffusing Neuromodulators and Adaptive Robotics
pp. 139-160
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Agency in Natural and Artificial Systems
pp. 161-175
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Transient Phenomena in Learning and Evolution: Genetic Assimilation and Genetic Redistribution
pp. 177-188
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Material Representations: From the Genetic Code to the Evolution of Cellular Automata
pp. 189-214
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Friends Reunited? Evolutionary Robotics and Representational Explanation
pp. 215-231
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Beyond the Flesh: Some Lessons from a Mole Cricket
pp. 233-244
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Beyond Robotics: A New Proactive Research Initiative from the EU IST Program
pp. 245-248
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