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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 2 - Spring 2016


Editorial Introduction to the Artificial Life 14 Conference Special Issue
pp. 135-137
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Complex Autocatalysis in Simple Chemistries
pp. 138-152
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Exploring the Space of Viable Configurations in a Model of Metabolism–Boundary Co-construction
pp. 153-171
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Computational Design of a Circular RNA with Prionlike Behavior
pp. 172-184
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Compartmentalization of an all-E. coli Cell-Free Expression System for the Construction of a Minimal Cell
pp. 185-195
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An Informational Study of the Evolution of Codes and of Emerging Concepts in Populations of Agents
pp. 196-210
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A General Statistical Method for Identifying Adaptations by Parameterizing Trait Space
pp. 211-225
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Population and Evolutionary Dynamics based on Predator–Prey Relationships in a 3D Physical Simulation
pp. 226-240
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Active Shape Discrimination with Compliant Bodies as Reservoir Computers
pp. 241-268
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List of Reviewers
pp. 269-269
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