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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. 14, Issue 2 - Spring 2008


Evolving Homogeneous Neurocontrollers for a Group of Heterogeneous Robots: Coordinated Motion, Cooperation, and Acoustic Communication
pp. 157-178
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V-like Formations in Flocks of Artificial Birds
pp. 179-188
Abstract | PDF (211.63 KB)
Metabolic Photofragmentation Kinetics for a Minimal Protocell: Rate-Limiting Factors, Efficiency, and Implications for Evolution
pp. 189-201
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Towards Unconventional Computing through Simulated Evolution: Control of Nonlinear Media by a Learning Classifier System
pp. 203-222
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Evolution and Culture. Stephen C. Levinson and Pierre Jaisson (Eds.). (2006, MIT Press.) $75 (cloth), $35 (paper), xvii + 296 pages
pp. 223-225
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Probabilistic Robotics. Sebastian Thrun, Wolfram Burgard, and Dieter Fox. (2005, MIT Press.) 647 pages
pp. 227-229
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Biological Emergences: Evolution by Natural Experiment. Robert G. B. Reid. (2007, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.) $38.00, £23.95, xv + 517 pages. Index. ISBN-10: 0-262-18257-2 (cloth: alk. paper); ISBN-13: 978-0-262-18257-7 (paper: alk. paper)
pp. 231-233
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Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Biology (3rd ed.). Elliott Sober (Ed.). (2006, Cambridge MA: MIT Press.) $42.00 (paper), 640 pages
pp. 235-238
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Self-Organization and Emergence in Life Sciences. Bernard Feltz, Marc Crommelinck, and Philippe Goujon (Eds.). (2006, Synthese Library Vol. 331, Springer.) Hardcover, €139, $179, 360 pages
pp. 239-240
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