Artificial Life VI: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Artificial Life

Artificial Life VI: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Artificial Life

ISBN-10:
0262510995
ISBN-13:
9780262510998
Pub. Date:
07/08/1998
Publisher:
MIT Press

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Artificial Life VI: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Artificial Life

The term "artificial life" describes research into synthetic systems that possess some of the essential properties of life. This truly interdisciplinary effort includes biologists, computer scientists, physicists, chemists, geneticists,and others. The field may be viewed as an attempt to understand high-level behavior from low-level rules—for example, how the simple interactions between ants and their environment lead to complex trail-following behavior. An understanding of such relationships in particular systems can suggest novel solutions to complex real-world problems such as disease prevention, stock-market prediction, and data-mining on the Internet.Since their inception in 1987, the Artificial Life meetings have grown from small workshops to truly international conferences,reflecting the fields increasing appeal to researchers in all areas of science.

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ISBN-13: 9780262510998
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 07/08/1998
Series: Complex Adaptive Systems
Pages: 514
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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