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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. 25, Issue 1 - Winter 2019


Open-Ended Evolution and Open-Endedness: Editorial Introduction to the Open-Ended Evolution I Special Issue
pp. 1-3
Abstract | PDF (62.54 KB)
Evolved Open-Endedness, Not Open-Ended Evolution
pp. 4-8
Abstract | PDF (81.25 KB)
Two Modes of Evolution: Optimization and Expansion
pp. 9-21
Abstract | PDF (686.99 KB)
Escalation of Memory Length in Finite Populations
pp. 22-32
Abstract | PDF (292.46 KB)
Open-Ended Technological Innovation
pp. 33-49
Abstract | PDF (10.39 MB)
The MODES Toolbox: Measurements of Open-Ended Dynamics in Evolving Systems
pp. 50-73
Abstract | PDF (1.78 MB)
Evolving Complexity in Prediction Games
pp. 74-91
Abstract | PDF (1.23 MB)