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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. 6, Issue 1 - Winter 2000


The Right Stuff: Appropriate Mathematics for Evolutionary and Developmental Biology (Editors' Introduction to the Special Issue)
pp. 1-2
Abstract | PDF (39.59 KB)
RNA Shape Space Topology
pp. 3-23
Abstract | PDF (238.81 KB)
Asymmetry of Configuration Space Induced by Unequal Crossover: Implications for a Mathematical Theory of Evolutionary Innovation
pp. 25-43
Abstract | PDF (193.3 KB)
The Evolution and Understanding of Hierarchical Complexity in Biology from an Algebraic Perspective
pp. 45-67
Abstract | PDF (217.58 KB)
Duplication of Modules Facilitates the Evolution of Functional Specialization
pp. 69-84
Abstract | PDF (263.23 KB)
Shapes in the Shadow: Evolutionary Dynamics of Morphogenesis
pp. 85-101
Abstract | PDF (1.49 MB)