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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. 7, Issue 4 - Fall 2001


News from the Editors
pp. 325-327
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Ansatz for Dynamical Hierarchies
pp. 329-353
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Is It the Right Ansatz?
pp. 355-365
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Defense of the Ansatz for Dynamical Hierarchies
pp. 367-373
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A Macroscopic Analytical Model of Collaboration in Distributed Robotic Systems
pp. 375-393
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Comparison of Different Genotype Encodings for Simulated Three-Dimensional Agents
pp. 395-418
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Evolutionary Robotics: The Biology, Intelligence and Technology of Self-Organizing Machines
pp. 419-424
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Silicon Second Nature: Culturing Artificial Life in a Digital World
pp. 425-428
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Reviewers of Volume 7
pp. 429-429
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