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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 2 - Spring 2009


Heterochrony and Artificial Embryogeny: A Method for Analyzing Artificial Embryogenies Based on Developmental Dynamics
pp. 131-160
Abstract | PDF (5.61 MB)
Shape Homeostasis in Virtual Embryos
pp. 161-183
Abstract | PDF (361.71 KB)
A Hypercube-Based Encoding for Evolving Large-Scale Neural Networks
pp. 185-212
Abstract | PDF (1.16 MB)
Stochastic Simulation of the Chemoton
pp. 213-226
Abstract | PDF (1.44 MB)
The Influence of Learning on Evolution: A Mathematical Framework
pp. 227-245
Abstract | PDF (498.28 KB)
Evolution and Learning: The Baldwin Effect Reconsidered. Bruce H. Weber and David J. Depew (Eds.). (2003, MIT Press.) $50 (hardcover), $25 (paper), 351 pages
pp. 247-250
Abstract | PDF (62.09 KB)
Genesis Machines: The New Science of Biocomputing. Martyn Amos (2006, Atlantic Books, London.) xiii + 353. £19, $30 (hardcover), £10 (paper), xiii + 353 pages
pp. 251-253
Abstract | PDF (46.58 KB)
The Art of Artificial Evolution: A Handbook on Evolutionary Art and Music. Juan Romero and Penousal Machado (Eds.). (2007, Springer-Verlag.) $119.00 (hardback), 458 pages
pp. 255-258
Abstract | PDF (55.23 KB)