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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. 18, Issue 1 - Winter 2012


Behavioral Metabolution: The Adaptive and Evolutionary Potential of Metabolism-Based Chemotaxis
pp. 1-25
Abstract | PDF (771.66 KB)
Optimal Seeding of Self-Reproducing Systems
pp. 27-51
Abstract | PDF (343.33 KB)
Biological Design Principles of Complex Feedback Modules in the E. coli Ammonia Assimilation System
pp. 53-90
Abstract | PDF (1.39 MB)
Animation of Flocks Flying in Line Formations
pp. 91-105
Abstract | PDF (389.77 KB)
Exploring the Roles of Complex Networks in Linguistic Categorization
pp. 107-121
Abstract | PDF (467.57 KB)
Wetware: A Computer in Every Living Cell. Dennis Bray. (2009, New Haven, London: Yale University Press.) $28 (hardback), 267 pages.
pp. 123-123
Abstract | PDF (36.73 KB)
Flying Insects and Robots. Dario Floreano, Jean-Christophe Zufferey, Mandyam V. Srinivasan, and Charlie Elington (Eds.). (2009, Springer.) $119, 328 pages.
pp. 125-127
Abstract | PDF (56.94 KB)