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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. 26, Issue 2 - Spring 2020


MetaChem: An Algebraic Framework for Artificial Chemistries
pp. 153-195
Abstract | PDF (923.3 KB)
Alteration of (Frequency-Dependent) Fitness in Time-Shift Experiments Reveals Cryptic Coevolution and Uncoordinated Stasis in a Virtual Jurassic Park
pp. 196-216
Abstract | PDF (924.59 KB)
Evolving Connectionist Models to Capture Population Variability across Language Development: Modeling Children's Past Tense Formation
pp. 217-241
Abstract | PDF (1.15 MB)
Decentralized Control for Swarm Robots That Can Effectively Execute Spatially Distributed Tasks
pp. 242-259
Abstract | PDF (736.74 KB)
Engineering Life: A Review of Synthetic Biology
pp. 260-273
Abstract | PDF (579.91 KB)
The Surprising Creativity of Digital Evolution: A Collection of Anecdotes from the Evolutionary Computation and Artificial Life Research Communities
pp. 274-306
Abstract | PDF (1.33 MB)
Report on Workshop: Planning the Future of Agent Simulation
pp. 307-313
Abstract | PDF (484.91 KB)
pp. 314-314
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