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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 2 - Spring 2012


Evolvable Physical Self-Replicators
pp. 129-142
Abstract | PDF (498.81 KB)
Size Selection and Adaptive Evolution in an Artificial Chemistry
pp. 143-163
Abstract | PDF (484.25 KB)
A Hormone-Based Controller for Evaluation-Minimal Evolution in Decentrally Controlled Systems
pp. 165-198
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Emergent Diversity in an Open-Ended Evolving Virtual Community
pp. 199-222
Abstract | PDF (683.67 KB)
A Simple Computational Cell: Coupling Boolean Gene and Protein Networks
pp. 223-236
Abstract | PDF (894.24 KB)
Self-Reconfigurable Robots—An Introduction. Kasper Stoy, David Brandt, and David J. Christensen. (2010, MIT Press.) $35.00, £24.95, 224 pages.
pp. 237-240
Abstract | PDF (66.19 KB)
Networks—An Introduction. Mark E. J. Newman. (2010, Oxford University Press.) $65.38, £35.96 (hardcover), 772 pages. ISBN-978-0-19-920665-0.
pp. 241-242
Abstract | PDF (50.01 KB)