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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. 22, Issue 1 - Winter 2016


A Non-Newtonian Fluid Robot
pp. 1-22
Abstract | PDF (2.25 MB)
Behavior Trees for Evolutionary Robotics
pp. 23-48
Abstract | PDF (1.27 MB)
Maximizing the Adjacent Possible in Automata Chemistries
pp. 49-75
Abstract | PDF (998.61 KB)
Evolutionary Growth of Genome Representations on Artificial Cellular Organisms with Indirect Encodings
pp. 76-111
Abstract | PDF (2.51 MB)
On Cellular Darwinism: Mitochondria
pp. 112-118
Abstract | PDF (485.68 KB)
What is Life—in Everyday Understanding? A Focus Group Study on Lay Perspectives on the Term
pp. 119-133
Abstract | PDF (145.47 KB)