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Artificial Life: An Overview

Series: Complex Adaptive Systems

Edited By: CG Langton

340 pages, Figs, tabs

MIT Press

Hardback | Aug 1995 | #54649 | ISBN: 0262121891
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About this book

Intended as a high level index to the Artificial Life enterprise, especailly good for the graduate student.


Contents

Artificial life as a tool for biological inquiry, Charles Taylor and David Jefferson; cooperation and community structure in artificial ecosystems, Kristian Lindgren and Mats G. Nordahl; extended molecular evolutionary biology - artificial life bridging the gap between chemistry and biology, P. Schuster; visual models of morphogenesis, Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz; the artificial life roots of artificial intelligence, Luc Steels; toward synthesizing artificial neural netwroks that exhibit cooperative intelligent behaviour - some open issues in artificial life, Michael G. Dyer; modelling adaptive autonomous agents, Pattie Maes; chaos as a source of complexity and diversity in evolution, Kunihiko Kaneko; an evolutionary approach to synthetic biology - Zen and the art of creating life, Thomas S. Ray; beyond digital naturalism, Walter Fontana et al; learning about life, Mitchel Resnick; books on artificial life and related topics, David G. Stork; computer viruses as artificial life, Eugene H. Spafford; genetic algorithms and artificial life, Melanie Mitchell and Stephanie Forrest; artificial life as philosophy, Daniel Dennett; levels of functional equivalence in reverse bioengineering, Stevan Harnad; why do we need artificial life?, Eric W. Bonabeau and Guy Theraulaz.

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