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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. 15, Issue 1 - Winter 2009


Artificial Chemistry
pp. 1-3
Abstract | PDF (57.23 KB)
Computing Algebraic Functions with Biochemical Reaction Networks
pp. 5-19
Abstract | PDF (240.2 KB)
The Organic Builder: A Public Experiment in Artificial Chemistries and Self-Replication
pp. 21-28
Abstract | PDF (1011.64 KB)
An Effective Hierarchical Model for the Biomolecular Covalent Bond: An Approach Integrating Artificial Chemistry and an Actual Terrestrial Life System
pp. 29-58
Abstract | PDF (1.38 MB)
Shapes and Self-Movement in Protocell Systems
pp. 59-70
Abstract | PDF (463.05 KB)
A Topological Approach to Chemical Organizations
pp. 71-88
Abstract | PDF (539.79 KB)
A Synthon Approach to Artificial Chemistry
pp. 89-103
Abstract | PDF (312.14 KB)
Swarm Chemistry
pp. 105-114
Abstract | PDF (320.95 KB)
Modeling Biochemical Pathways Using an Artificial Chemistry
pp. 115-129
Abstract | PDF (209.68 KB)