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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. 19, Issue 1 - Winter 2013


Introduction to the Special Issue on Morphological Computation
pp. 1-8
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Morphological Computation and Morphological Control: Steps Toward a Formal Theory and Applications
pp. 9-34
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Locomotion Without a Brain: Physical Reservoir Computing in Tensegrity Structures
pp. 35-66
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A Fluid-Filled Soft Robot That Exhibits Spontaneous Switching Among Versatile Spatiotemporal Oscillatory Patterns Inspired by the True Slime Mold
pp. 67-78
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Self-Organized Translational Wheeling Motion in Stochastic Self-Assembling Modules
pp. 79-95
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Morphological Computation of Multi-Gaited Robot Locomotion Based on Free Vibration
pp. 97-114
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Stochastic Optimal Control Methods for Investigating the Power of Morphological Computation
pp. 115-131
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Emotion as Morphofunctionality
pp. 133-148
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Modeling the Frictional Interaction in the Tendon-Pulley System of the Human Finger for Use in Robotics
pp. 149-169
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Toward Anthropomimetic Robotics: Development, Simulation, and Control of a Musculoskeletal Torso
pp. 171-193
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