Advances in Artificial Life: 8th European Conference, ECAL 2005, Canterbury, UK, September 5-9, 2005, Proceedings / Edition 1

Advances in Artificial Life: 8th European Conference, ECAL 2005, Canterbury, UK, September 5-9, 2005, Proceedings / Edition 1

by Mathieu Capcarrere
     
 

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2005, held in Canterbury, UK in September 2005. The 74 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from more than 150 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on conceptual articles, morphogenesis and development, robotics

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2005, held in Canterbury, UK in September 2005. The 74 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from more than 150 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on conceptual articles, morphogenesis and development, robotics and autonomous agents, evolutionary computation and theory, cellular automata, models of biological systems and their applications, ant colony and swarm systems, evolution of communication, simulation of social interactions, self-replication, artificial chemistry, and posters

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540288480
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
09/29/2005
Series:
Lecture Notes in Computer Science / Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Series, #3630
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
949
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.92(d)

Table of Contents

Effect of synthetic emotions on agents' learning speed and their survivability1
From the inside looking out : self extinguishing perceptual cues and the constructed worlds of animats11
Globular universe and autopoietic automata : a framework for artificial life21
May embodiment cause hyper-computation?31
Perception as a dynamical sensori-motor attraction basin37
Toward genuine continuity of life and mind47
Biological development of cell patterns : characterizing the space of cell chemistry genetic regulatory networks57
A coarse-coding framework for a gene-regulatory-based artificial neural tissue67
A computational model of cellular morphogenesis in plants78
A developmental model for generative media88
Evolutionary simulations of maternal effects in artificial developmental systems98
METAMorph : experimenting with genetic regulatory networks for artificial development108
Morphological plasticity : environmentally driven morphogenesis118
A self-organising, self-adaptable cellular system128
Self-repair ability of a toroidal and non-toroidal cellular developmental model138
Simulating evolution with a computational model of embryogeny : obtaining robustness from evolved individuals149
Topology changes enable reaction-diffusion to generate forms159
Aggregation behaviour as a source of collective decision in a group of cockroach-like-robots169
(Co)evolution of (de)centralized neural control for a gravitationally driven machine179
Co-evolution of structures and controllers for neubot underwater modular robots189
Coevolutionary incremental modelling of robotic cognitive mechanisms200
A dynamical systems approach to learning : a frequency-adaptive hopper robot210
An evolved agent performing efficient path integration based homing and search221
Evolving neural mechanisms for an iterated discrimination task : a robot based model231
Hysteresis and the limits of homeostasis : from daisyworld to phototaxis241
Is an embodied system ever purely reactive?252
t for two : linear synergy advances the evolution of directional pointing behaviour262
Self-assembly on demand in a group of physical autonomous mobile robots navigating rough terrain272
Superlinear physical performances in a SWARM-BOT282
Timescale and stability in adaptive behaviour292
Whisker-based texture discrimination on a mobile robot302
Analysing the evolvability of neural network agents through structural mutations312
Coevolutionary species adaptation genetic algorithms : a continuing SAGA on coupled fitness landscapes322
Evolution and the regulation of environmental variables332
Evolutionary transitions as a metaphor for evolutionary optimisation342
Genetic assimilation and canalisation in the Baldwin effect353
How do evolved digital logic circuits generalise successfully?363
How niche construction can guide coevolution373
Measuring diversity in populations employing cultural learning in dynamic environments383
On a quantitative measure for modularity based on information theory393
On the mean convergence time of multi-parent genetic algorithms without selection403
The quantitative law of effect is a robust emergent property of an evolutionary algorithm for reinforcement learning413
Self-adaptation of genome size in artificial organisms423
An architecture for modelling emergence in CA-like systems433
The density classification problem for multi-states cellular automata443
Evolving cellular automata by 1/f noise453
Evolving sequential combinations of elementary cellular automata rules461
Penrose life : ash and oscillators471
Playing a 3D game of life in an interactive virtual sandbox481
Using dynamic behavior prediction to guide an evolutionary search for designing two-dimensional cellular automata491
CelloS : a multi-level approach to evolutionary dynamics500
A cytokine formal immune network510
Examining refuge location mechanisms in intertidal snails using artificial life simulation techniques520
A method for designing ant colony models and two examples of its application530
Simulating artificial organisms with qualitative physiology540
Slime mould and the transition to multicellularity : the role of the macrocyst stage551
Ant clustering embeded in cellular automata562
Ant-based computing572
Collective behavior analysis of a class of social foraging swarms584
Evolving annular sorting in ant-like agents594
Flocking control of multiple interactive dynamical agents with switching topology via local feedback604
Cultural and biological evolution of phonemic speech614
Grammar structure and the dynamics of language evolution624
Interactions between learning and evolution in simulated avian communication634
Perceptually grounded lexicon formation using inconsistent knowledge644
Artificial life meets anthropology : a case of aggression in primitive societies655
Emergence of structure and stability in the prisoner's dilemma on networks665
Multi-agent-based simulation for formation of institutions on socially constructed facts675
Extensions and variations on construction of autoreplicators in typogenetics685
The good symbiont695
Self-description for construction and execution in graph rewriting automata705
Artificial metabolic system : an evolutionary model for community organization in metabolic networks716
Explicit collision simulation of chemical reactions in a graph based artificial chemistry725
Self-replication and evolution of DNA crystals734
All else being equal be empowered744
Artificial homeostatic system : a novel approach754
Artificial life for natural language processing765
A co-evolutionary epidemiological model for artificial life and death775
Coevolution of effective observers and observed multi-agents system785
Comparative reproduction schemes for evolving gathering collectives795
Construction-based and inspection-based universal self-replication805
Coordinating dual-mode biomimetic robotic fish in box-pushing task815
Effects of spatial growth on gene expression dynamics and on regulatory network reconstruction825
Evolution of song communication in a 2D space835
A fitness-landscape for the evolution of uptake signal sequences on bacterial DNA845
The genetic coding style of digital organisms854
Growing biochemical networks : identifying the intrinsic properties864
Multi-population cooperative particle swarm optimization874
On convergence of dynamic cluster formation in multi-agent networks884
On the unit of selection in sexual populations895
Periodic motion control by modulating CPG parameters based on time-series recognition906
Self-organized criticality on growing scale-free networks916
Synapsing variable length crossover : an algorithm for crossing and comparing variable length genomes926
Valency for adaptive homeostatic agents : relating evolution and learning936

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