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Advances in artificial life : 7th European Conference, ECAL 2003 Dortmund, Germany, September 14-17, 2003, proceedings /
Wolfgang Banzhaf ... [et al.] (eds.).
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Berlin : Springer-Verlag, 2003.
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xvi, 905 p. : ill.
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3540200576 (alk. paper)
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Main Description
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2003, held in Dortmund, Germany in September 2003.The 96 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from more than 140 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on artificial chemistries, self-organization, and self-replication; artificial societies; cellular and neural systems; evolution and development; evolutionary and adaptive dynamics; languages and communication; methodologies and applications; and robotics and autonomous agents.
Main Description
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2003, held in Dortmund, Germany in September 2003. The 96 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from more than 140 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on artificial chemistries, self-organization, and self-replication; artificial societies; cellular and neural systems; evolution and development; evolutionary and adaptive dynamics; languages and communication; methodologies and applications; and robotics and autonomous agents.
Table of Contents
Artificial Chemistries, Self-Organization, and Self-Replication
A Universal Framework for Self-Replicationp. 1
Generic Properties of Chemical Networks: Artificial Chemistry Based on Graph Rewritingp. 10
How to Program Artificial Chemistriesp. 20
Artificial Life as an Aid to Astrobiology: Testing Life Seeking Techniquesp. 31
Molecularly Accessible Permutationsp. 41
Simulating Evolution's First Stepsp. 51
Cellular Evolution in a 3D Lattice Artificial Chemistryp. 59
Evolution of Rewriting Rule Sets Using String-Based Tierrap. 69
Models for the Conservation of Genetic Information with String-Based Artificial Chemistryp. 78
Interaction Based Evolution of Self-Replicating Loop Structuresp. 89
Artificial Societies
Architectural Design for the Survival Optimization of Panicking Fleeing Victimsp. 97
Meta-evolutionary Game Dynamics for Mathematical Modelling of Rules Dynamicsp. 107
Preventing Bluff Agent Invasions in Honest Societiesp. 118
Effects of Group Composition and Level of Selection in the Evolution of Cooperation in Artificial Antsp. 128
Effects of Learning to Interact on the Evolution of Social Behavior of Agents in Continuous Predators-Prey Pursuit Problemp. 138
War and Peace among Artificial Nations - A Model and Simulation Based on a Two-Layered Multi-agent Systemp. 146
Cellular and Neural Systems
Developmental Neural Networks for Agentsp. 154
Revisiting Idiotypic Immune Networksp. 164
Production of Gliders by Collisions in Rule 110p. 175
A Computational Model of Neocortical-Hippocampal Cooperation and Its Application to Self-Localizationp. 183
Fascinating Rhythms by Chaotic Hopfield Networksp. 191
Solving a Delayed Response Task with Spiking and McCulloch-Pitts Agentsp. 199
First Steps in Evolving Path Integration in Simulationp. 209
Evolution and Development
On the Dynamics of an Artificial Regulatory Networkp. 217
Evolution and Growth of Virtual Plantsp. 228
Evolvability of the Genotype-Phenotype Relation in Populations of Self-Replicating Digital Organisms in a Tierra-Like Systemp. 238
An Evolutionary Approach to Damage Recovery of Robot Motion with Musclesp. 248
Evolving Developmental Programs for Adaptation, Morphogenesis, and Self-Repairp. 256
Evolving Embodied Genetic Regulatory Network-Driven Control Systemsp. 266
Evolution of Fault-Tolerant Self-Replicating Structuresp. 278
Evolving the Ability of Limited Growth and Self-Repair for Artificial Embryosp. 289
Evolutionary and Adaptive Dynamics
Caring versus Sharing: How to Maintain Engagement and Diversity in Coevolving Populationsp. 299
Culture and the Baldwin Effectp. 309
Evolutionary Network Minimization: Adaptive Implicit Pruning of Successful Agentsp. 319
Population Dynamics under Spatially and Temporally Heterogenous Resource Limitations in Multi-agent Networksp. 328
Adaptive Coupling and Intersubjectivity in Simulated Turn-Taking Behaviourp. 336
Distributed Genetic Algorithm: Learning by Direct Exchange of Chromosomesp. 346
An Approach to Describe the Tierra Instruction Set Using Microoperations: The First Resultp. 357
Critical Values in Asynchronous Random Boolean Networksp. 367
Artificial Organisms That Sleepp. 377
Visualizing Evolutionary Dynamics of Self-Replicators Using Graph-Based Genealogyp. 387
The Baldwin Effect Revisited: Three Steps Characterized by the Quantitative Evolution of Phenotypic Plasticityp. 395
Does the Red Queen Reign in the Kingdom of Digital Organisms?p. 405
Languages and Communication
Conditions for Stable Vowel Systems in a Populationp. 415
Piep Piep Piep - Ich Hab' Dich Lieb: Rhythm as an Indicator of Mate Qualityp. 425
Evolving Agent Societies with VUScapep. 434
Why Synonymy Is Rare: Fitness Is in the Speakerp. 442
A Noisy Way to Evolve Signaling Behaviourp. 452
Language Games with Mixed Populationsp. 462
Artificial Agents and Natural Determinersp. 472
Coevolution of Birdsong Grammar without Imitationp. 482
Systemic Architecture for Audio Signal Processingp. 491
Semantic Generalisation and the Inference of Meaningp. 499
Language Evolution in Populations: Extending the Iterated Learning Modelp. 507
Learning Biases for the Evolution of Linguistic Structure: An Associative Network Modelp. 517
The Learning and Emergence of Mildly Context Sensitive Languagesp. 525
THSim v3.2: The Talking Heads Simulation Toolp. 535
Grounded Lexicon Formation without Explicit Reference Transfer: Who's Talking to Who?p. 545
Optimal Communication in a Noisy and Heterogeneous Environmentp. 553
Methodologies and Applications
A Clustering Algorithm Based on the Ants Self-Assembly Behaviorp. 564
A Multi-agent Based Approach to Modelling and Rendering of 3D Tree Bark Texturesp. 572
Measuring the Dynamics of Artificial Evolutionp. 580
Pattern Recognition in a Bucketp. 588
Discovering Clusters in Spatial Data Using Swarm Intelligencep. 598
When Can We Call a System Self-Organizing?p. 606
Contextual Random Boolean Networksp. 615
Representation of Genotype and Phenotype in a Coherent Framework Based on Extended L-Systemsp. 625
Integrated-Adaptive Genetic Algorithmsp. 635
Simulating the Evolution of Ant Behaviour in Evaluating Nest Sitesp. 643
Evolving Evolutionary Algorithms Using Multi Expression Programmingp. 651
Modelling Artificial Ecosystem Selection: A Preliminary Investigationp. 659
Measuring Self-Organization via Observersp. 667
General Framework for Evolutionary Activityp. 676
Developing and Testing Methods for Microarray Data Analysis Using an Artificial Life Frameworkp. 686
Approaching Virtual Organism by PheGep. 696
Robustness to Damage of Biological and Synthetic Networksp. 706
An Agent-Based Approach to Routing in Communications Networks with Swarm Intelligencep. 716
Biomorphs Implemented as a Data and Signals Cellular Automatonp. 724
Robotics and Autonomous Agents
Analyzing the Performance of """"Winner-Take-All"""" and """"Voting-Based"""" Action Selection Policies within the Two-Resource Problemp. 733
Are There Representations in Embodied Evolved Agents? Taking Measuresp. 743
Evolving Fractal Gene Regulatory Networks for Robot Controlp. 753
Explorations of Task-Dependent Visual Morphologies in Competitive Co-evolutionary Experimentsp. 763
Optimal Morphology of a Biologically-Inspired Whisker Array on an Obstacle-Avoiding Robotp. 771
Phase Transitions in Self-Organising Sensor Networksp. 781
Artificial Metabolism: Towards True Energetic Autonomy in Artificial Lifep. 792
An Imitation Game for Emerging Action Categoriesp. 800
Multi-agent Model of Biological Swarmingp. 810
Visually Guided Physically Simulated Agents with Evolved Morphologiesp. 821
The Robot in the Swarm: An Investigation into Agent Embodiment within Virtual Robotic Swarmsp. 829
Building a Hybrid Society of Mind Using Components from Ten Different Authorsp. 839
Requirements for Getting a Robot to Grow upp. 847
Coevolving Communication and Cooperation for Lattice Formation Tasksp. 857
Evolving Aggregation Behaviors in a Swarm of Robotsp. 865
Low-Level Visual Homingp. 875
Controlling a Simulated Khepera with an XCS Classifier System with Memoryp. 885
Collective Decision-Making and Behaviour Transitions in Distributed Ad Hoc Wireless Networks of Mobile Robots: Target-Huntingp. 893
Author Indexp. 903
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