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Artificial life IV :proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems

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< B> July 6-8, 1994 & middot; the Massachusetts Institute of Technology< /B> < br /> < br /> The field of artificial life has recently emerged through the interaction of research in biology, physics, parallel computing, artificial intelligence, and complex adaptive systems. The goal is to understand, through synthetic experiments, the organizational principles underlying the dynamics (usually the nonlinear dynamics) of living systems. This book brings together contributions to the Fourth Artificial Life Workshop, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the summer of 1994.< br /> < br /> < b> < i> Topics include< /i> < /b> < br /> < br /> - Self-organization and emergent functionality.< br /> - Definitions of life.< br /> - Origin of life.< br /> - Self-reproduction.< br /> - Computer viruses.< br /> - Synthesis of & quot; the living state.& quot; < br /> - Evolution and population genetics.< br /> - Coevolution and ecological dynamics.< br /> - Growth, development, and differentiation.< br /> - Organization and behavior of social and colonial organisms.< br /> - Animal behavior.< br /> - Global and local ecosystems and their intersections.< br /> - Autonomous agents (mobile robots and software agents).< br /> - Collective intelligence (& quot; swarm& quot; intelligence).< br /> - Theoretical biology.< br /> - Philosophical issues in A-life (from ontology to ethics).< br /> - Formalisms and tools for A-life research.< br /> - Guidelines and safeguards for the practice of A-life.< br /> < br /> < i> A BradfordBook< /i>

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The term Artificial Life, or ALIFE, covers a range of computational ideas concerned with attempts to synthesize phenomena normally associated with natural living systems. The media for these synthesis experiments include computers, robots, and (bio)chemical soups. The proceedings of the fourth ALIFE workshop, held in July 1994, comprise long papers, short papers, and two plenary papers: Evolutionary Systems for Brain Communications--Towards an Artificial Brain, by K. Shimohara and Emergent Functionality in Robotic Agents through On-Line Evolution, by L. Steels. No index.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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This book brings together contributions to the Fourth Artificial Life Workshop, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the summer of 1994.

Synopsis:

July 6-8, 1994 · the Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyThe field of artificial life has recently emerged through the interaction of research in biology, physics, parallel computing, artificial intelligence, and complex adaptive systems. The goal is to understand, through synthetic experiments, the organizational principles underlying the dynamics (usually the nonlinear dynamics) of living systems. This book brings together contributions to the Fourth Artificial Life Workshop, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the summer of 1994. Topics include: - Self-organization and emergent functionality. - Definitions of life. - Origin of life. - Self-reproduction. - Computer viruses. - Synthesis of "the living state." - Evolution and population genetics. - Coevolution and ecological dynamics. - Growth, development, and differentiation. - Organization and behavior of social and colonial organisms. - Animal behavior. - Global and local ecosystems and their intersections. - Autonomous agents (mobile robots and software agents). - Collective intelligence ("swarm" intelligence). - Theoretical biology. - Philosophical issues in A-life (from ontology to ethics). - Formalisms and tools for A-life research. - Guidelines and safeguards for the practice of A-life.A Bradford Book

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July 6-8, 1994 · the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The field of artificial life has recently emerged through the interaction of research in biology, physics, parallel computing, artificial intelligence, and complex adaptive systems. The goal is to understand, through synthetic experiments, the organizational principles underlying the dynamics (usually the nonlinear dynamics) of living systems. This book brings together contributions to the Fourth Artificial Life Workshop, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the summer of 1994. Topics include: - Self-organization and emergent functionality. - Definitions of life. - Origin of life. - Self-reproduction. - Computer viruses. - Synthesis of "the living state." - Evolution and population genetics. - Coevolution and ecological dynamics. - Growth, development, and differentiation. - Organization and behavior of social and colonial organisms. - Animal behavior. - Global and local ecosystems and their intersections. - Autonomous agents (mobile robots and software agents). - Collective intelligence ("swarm" intelligence). - Theoretical biology. - Philosophical issues in A-life (from ontology to ethics). - Formalisms and tools for A-life research. - Guidelines and safeguards for the practice of A-life.

A Bradford Book

About the Author

Pattie Maes is an associate professor in MIT's Program in Media Arts and Sciences.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262521901
Subtitle:
of Living Systems
Editor:
Maes, Pattie
Editor:
Maes, Pattie
Author:
Maes, Pattie
Author:
Bradford Complex Adaptive Systems
Author:
Brooks, Rodney
Editor:
Brooks, Rodney A.
Author:
Brooks, Rodney A.
Publisher:
A Bradford Book
Location:
Cambridge, Mass. :
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence
Subject:
Simulation methods
Subject:
Computer simulation
Subject:
Biological systems
Subject:
Biological systems -- Simulation methods -- Congresses.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence - General
Subject:
Intelligence (AI) & Semantics
Subject:
Biological systems -- Computer simulation.
Subject:
Biological systems -- Simulation methods.
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Complex Adaptive Systems Artificial Life IV
Series Volume:
11-69
Publication Date:
19940913
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
10.8 x 8.5 x 0.9 in

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"Synopsis" by , This book brings together contributions to the Fourth Artificial Life Workshop, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the summer of 1994.
"Synopsis" by , July 6-8, 1994 · the Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyThe field of artificial life has recently emerged through the interaction of research in biology, physics, parallel computing, artificial intelligence, and complex adaptive systems. The goal is to understand, through synthetic experiments, the organizational principles underlying the dynamics (usually the nonlinear dynamics) of living systems. This book brings together contributions to the Fourth Artificial Life Workshop, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the summer of 1994. Topics include: - Self-organization and emergent functionality. - Definitions of life. - Origin of life. - Self-reproduction. - Computer viruses. - Synthesis of "the living state." - Evolution and population genetics. - Coevolution and ecological dynamics. - Growth, development, and differentiation. - Organization and behavior of social and colonial organisms. - Animal behavior. - Global and local ecosystems and their intersections. - Autonomous agents (mobile robots and software agents). - Collective intelligence ("swarm" intelligence). - Theoretical biology. - Philosophical issues in A-life (from ontology to ethics). - Formalisms and tools for A-life research. - Guidelines and safeguards for the practice of A-life.A Bradford Book
"Synopsis" by , July 6-8, 1994 · the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The field of artificial life has recently emerged through the interaction of research in biology, physics, parallel computing, artificial intelligence, and complex adaptive systems. The goal is to understand, through synthetic experiments, the organizational principles underlying the dynamics (usually the nonlinear dynamics) of living systems. This book brings together contributions to the Fourth Artificial Life Workshop, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the summer of 1994. Topics include: - Self-organization and emergent functionality. - Definitions of life. - Origin of life. - Self-reproduction. - Computer viruses. - Synthesis of "the living state." - Evolution and population genetics. - Coevolution and ecological dynamics. - Growth, development, and differentiation. - Organization and behavior of social and colonial organisms. - Animal behavior. - Global and local ecosystems and their intersections. - Autonomous agents (mobile robots and software agents). - Collective intelligence ("swarm" intelligence). - Theoretical biology. - Philosophical issues in A-life (from ontology to ethics). - Formalisms and tools for A-life research. - Guidelines and safeguards for the practice of A-life.

A Bradford Book

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