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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. 24, Issue 1 - Winter 2018


ALife and Society: Editorial Introduction to the Artificial Life Conference 2016 Special Issue
pp. 1-4
Abstract | PDF (78.24 KB)
Social Learning and Cultural Evolution in Artificial Life
pp. 5-9
Abstract | PDF (82.76 KB)
The Institutional Approach for Modeling the Evolution of Human Societies
pp. 10-28
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Robustness and Contingent History: From Prisoner's Dilemma to Gaia Theory
pp. 29-48
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The Biological Foundations of Enactivism: A Report on a Workshop Held at Artificial Life XV
pp. 49-55
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Undecidability and Irreducibility Conditions for Open-Ended Evolution and Emergence
pp. 56-70
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Multi-Armed Droplets as Shape-Changing Protocells
pp. 71-79
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Report on the ISAL Special Session on ALife and Society, ALife XV, Cancún, Mexico, 2016
pp. 80-84
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