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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 3 - Summer 2016


Artificial Metamorphosis: Evolutionary Design of Transforming, Soft-Bodied Robots
pp. 271-298
Abstract | PDF (3.79 MB)
Evolution of Swarming Behavior Is Shaped by How Predators Attack
pp. 299-318
Abstract | PDF (777.66 KB)
Cyclic Incrementality in Competitive Coevolution: Evolvability through Pseudo-Baldwinian Switching-Genes
pp. 319-352
Abstract | PDF (3.25 MB)
Emergence of Signal-Based Self-Replication without Manual Design
pp. 353-363
Abstract | PDF (497.19 KB)
WebAL Comes of Age: A Review of the First 21 Years of Artificial Life on the Web
pp. 364-407
Abstract | PDF (4.16 MB)
Open-Ended Evolution: Perspectives from the OEE Workshop in York
pp. 408-423
Abstract | PDF (186.87 KB)
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pp. 424-427
Abstract | PDF (76.42 KB)