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Advances in artificial life [electronic resource] : 6th European Conference, ECAL 2001, Prague, Czech Republic, September 10-14, 2001 : proceedings /
Jozef Kelemen, Petr Sosík, eds.
imprint
Heildelberg ; New York : Springer, c2001.
description
xix, 724 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
3540425675 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Main Description
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2001, held in Prague, Czech Republic, in September 2001.The 54 revised papers and 25 posters presented together with five invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The book reflects the state of the art in ALife. It is divided into topical sections on agents in environments; artificial chemistry; cellular and neural systems; collaborative systems; evolution; robotics; vision, visualization, language, and communication; and miscellaneous.
Main Description
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2001, held in Prague, Czech Republic, in September 2001. The 54 revised papers and 25 posters presented together with five invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The book reflects the state of the art in ALife. It is divided into topical sections on agents in environments; artificial chemistry; cellular and neural systems; collaborative systems; evolution; robotics; vision, visualization, language, and communication; and miscellaneous.
Table of Contents
Computing in Nonlinear Media: Make Waves, Study Collisionsp. 1
Ant Algorithms Solve Difficult Optimization Problemsp. 11
The Shifting Network: Volume Signalling in Real and Robot Nervous Systemsp. 23
A Study of Replicators and Hypercycles by Typogeneticsp. 37
Emergence of a Super-Turing Computational Potential in Artificial Living Systemsp. 55
Eco-Grammars to Model Biological Systems: Adding Probabilities to Agentsp. 66
Dynamics of the Environment for Adaptation in Static Resource Modelsp. 76
Adaptive Behavior through a Darwinist Machinep. 86
Fault-Tolerant Structures: Towards Robust Self-Replication in a Probabilistic Environmentp. 90
Survival of the Unfittest? - The Seceder Model and Its Fitness Landscapep. 100
Evolving Multi-agent Networks in Structured Environmentsp. 110
Suicide as an Evolutionarily Stable Strategyp. 120
Eden: An Evolutionary Sonic Ecosystemp. 133
New Hybrid Architecture in Artificial Life Simulationp. 143
"In Silico" Experiments on Heavy Metal Sorption by Algal Biomassp. 147
Spatially Explicit Models of Forager Interferencep. 151
Antigens, Antibodies, and the World Wide Webp. 161
I Like What I Know: How Recognition-Based Decisions Can Structure the Environmentp. 166
Bio-Language for Computing with Membranesp. 176
Artificial Chemistry: Computational Studies on the Emergence of Self-Reproducing Unitsp. 186
Stability of Metabolic and Balanced Organisationsp. 196
Spontaneous Formation of Proto-cells in an Universal Artificial Chemistry on a Planar Graphp. 206
Understanding the Agent's Brain: A Quantitative Approachp. 216
Observations on Complex Multi-state CAsp. 226
Artificial Neural Networks and Artificial Evolution as Tools to Study Organization of Spatial Behavior in Ratsp. 236
transsys: A Generic Formalism for Modelling Regulatory Networks in Morphogenesisp. 242
Evolution of Reinforcement Learning in Uncertain Environments: Emergence of Risk-Aversion and Matchingp. 252
Searching for One-Dimensional Cellular Automata in the Absence of a priori Informationp. 262
Neutral Networks and Evolvability with Complex Genotype-Phenotype Mappingp. 272
Externally Controllable and Destructible Self-Replicating Loopsp. 282
The Effect of Neuromodulations on the Adaptability of Evolved Neurocontrollersp. 292
Testing Collaborative Agents Defined as Stream X-Machines with Distributed Grammarsp. 296
A Three-Dimensional Environment for Self-Reproducing Programsp. 306
Pareto Optimality in Conevolutionary Learningp. 316
On Emergence in Evolutionary Multiagent Systemsp. 326
Division of Labour in Simulated Ant Colonies under Spatial Constraintsp. 338
Emergent Organisation in Colonies of Simple Automatap. 349
Evolving Communication without Dedicated Communication Channelsp. 357
Modelling Animal Behaviour in Contests: Conventions for Resource Allocationp. 367
A Model of Human Mate Choice with Courtship That Predicts Population Patternsp. 377
Establishing Communication Systems without Explicit Meaning Transmissionp. 381
The Difficulty of the Baldwinian Account of Linguistic Innatenessp. 391
Making Evolution an Offer It Can't Refuse: Morphology and the Extradimensional Bypassp. 401
Model of Evolutionary Emergence of Purposeful Adaptive Behavior. The Role of Motivationp. 413
Passing the ALife Test: Activity Statistics Classify Evolution in Geb as Unboundedp. 417
On the Evolution of Artificial Consciousnessp. 427
Some Effects of Individual Learning on the Evolution of Sensorsp. 432
Transitions in a Simple Evolutionary Modelp. 436
Towards the Implementation of Evolving Autopoietic Artificial Agentsp. 440
Verification of Text Transcription History by Using Evolutionary Algorithmsp. 444
Genetic Algorithm as a Result of Phenomenological Reduction of Natural Evolutionp. 454
String Rewriting Grammar Optimized Using an Evolvability Measurep. 458
A Visually-Based Evolvable Control Architecture for Agents in Interactive Entertainment Applicationsp. 469
Symbiotic Composition and Evolvabilityp. 480
nBrains: A New Type of Robot Brainp. 491
Can Wheeled Robots Illuminate Adaptive Behaviour?p. 495
Evolution, Adaption, and Behavioural Holism in Artificial Intelligencep. 499
Evolving Bipedal Locomotion with a Dynamically-Rearranging Neural Networkp. 509
SlugBot: A Robot Predatorp. 519
Mobile Robot Control Based on Boolean Logic with Internal Memoryp. 529
Emergence of Cooperative Tactics by Soccer Agents with Ability of Prediction and Learningp. 539
Patch Sorting: Multi-object Clustering Using Minimalist Robotsp. 543
Behavioural Formation Management in Robotic Soccerp. 553
Control System of Flexible Structure Multi-cell Robot Using Amoeboid Self-Organization Modep. 563
Towards Self-Organising Structure Formations: A Decentralized Approachp. 573
Affective Interaction between Humans and Robotsp. 582
The Survival of the Smallest: Stability Conditions for the Cultural Evolution of Compositional Languagep. 592
Smooth Operator? Understanding and Visualising Mutation Biasp. 602
The Use of Latent Semantic Indexing to Identify Evolutionary Trajectories in Behaviour Spacep. 613
Data Visualization Method for Growing Self-Organizing Networks with Ant Clustering Algorithmp. 623
Insect Inspired Visual Control of Translatory Flightp. 627
The Importance of Rapid Cultural Convergence in the Evolution of Learned Symbolic Communicationp. 637
Emergent Syntax: The Unremitting Value of Computational Modeling for Understanding the Origins of Complex Languagep. 641
Amorphous Geometryp. 645
Artificial Life and Historical Processesp. 649
Aesthetic Fitness and Artificial Evolution for the Selection of Imagery from the Mythical Infinite Libraryp. 659
Distributing a Mind on the Internet: The World-Wide-Mindp. 669
The Dimension of the Cyber Universep. 681
Taxonomy in Alife. Measures of Similarity for Complex Artificial Organismsp. 685
The [lamda]-Game System: An Approach to a Meta-gamep. 695
Formal Description of Autopoiesis Based on the Theory of Categoryp. 700
An Information-Theoretic Approach for the Quantification of Relevancep. 704
First Implementation of the World-Wide-Mindp. 714
Evolving Lives: The Individual Historical Dimension in Evolutionp. 719
Author Indexp. 723
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