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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. 17, Issue 3 - Summer 2011


Global Adaptation in Networks of Selfish Components: Emergent Associative Memory at the System Scale
pp. 147-166
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“If You Can't Be With the One You Love, Love the One You're With”: How Individual Habituation of Agent Interactions Improves Global Utility
pp. 167-181
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Engineering the Evolution of Self-Organizing Behaviors in Swarm Robotics: A Case Study
pp. 183-202
Abstract | PDF (393.3 KB)
Prebiological Evolution and the Metabolic Origins of Life
pp. 203-217
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Autocatalysis: At the Root of Self-Replication
pp. 219-236
Abstract | PDF (705.97 KB)
Happiness Is Assortative in Online Social Networks
pp. 237-251
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The Ethics of Protocells: Moral and Social Implications of Creating Life in the Laboratory. Mark A. Bedau and Emily C. Parke (Eds.). (2009, MIT Press.) $29.00, £21.95, 392 pages. ISBN-10: 0-262-51269-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-262-51269-5.
pp. 253-255
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pp. 257-257
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