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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. 13, Issue 2 - Spring 2007


A Synthetic Vision System Using Directionally Selective Motion Detectors to Recognize Collision
pp. 93-122
Abstract | PDF (2.05 MB)
Synchronization Phenomena in Surface-Reaction Models of Protocells
pp. 123-138
Abstract | PDF (146.92 KB)
Evolving Virtual Creatures and Catapults
pp. 139-157
Abstract | PDF (459.01 KB)
An Artificial Ecosystem: Emergent Dynamics and Lifelike Properties
pp. 159-187
Abstract | PDF (657.21 KB)
“Life Is a Verb”: Inflections of Artificial Life in Cultural Context
pp. 189-201
Abstract | PDF (145.88 KB)
Reconstructing the Cognitive World: The Next Step. Michael Wheeler. (2005, MIT Press.) ISBN 0-262-23240-5, 432 pages. $35.00/£22.95
pp. 203-206
Abstract | PDF (56.34 KB)
Weak Links: Stabilizers of Complex Systems from Proteins to Social Networks. Peter Csermely. (2006, Springer.) Hardcover, $64.95, 410 pages
pp. 207-208
Abstract | PDF (42.16 KB)
Artificial Life Models in Software. Andrew Adamatzky and Maciej Komosinski (Eds.). (2005, Springer-Verlag.) Hardcover, $69.95, 344 pages, 189 illustrations
pp. 209-211
Abstract | PDF (51.74 KB)