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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. 9, Issue 4 - Fall 2003


Introduction to Special Issue on Collective Effects of Human Behavior
pp. 339-341
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Simulating Market Dynamics: Interactions between Consumer Psychology and Social Networks
pp. 343-356
Abstract | PDF (1.41 MB)
World-Size Global Markets Lead to Economic Instability
pp. 357-370
Abstract | PDF (1.54 MB)
Iterated Learning: A Framework for the Emergence of Language
pp. 371-386
Abstract | PDF (316.96 KB)
Evolution of an Optimal Lexicon under Constraints from Embodiment
pp. 387-402
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Emergent Patterns of Mate Choice in Human Populations
pp. 403-417
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Emergent Properties in Small-Scale Societies
pp. 419-434
Abstract | PDF (1.24 MB)
The Evolution of Social Behavior in the Prehistoric American Southwest
pp. 435-444
Abstract | PDF (3.7 MB)
Reviewers of Volume 9
pp. 445-445
Abstract | PDF (68.25 KB)