Morphogenetic Engineering: Toward Programmable Complex Systems

Morphogenetic Engineering: Toward Programmable Complex Systems


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ISBN-13: 9783642339011
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/14/2012
Series: Understanding Complex Systems
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 517
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Morphogenetic Engineering: Reconciling Self-Organization and Architecture.- SWARMORPH: Morphogenesis with Self-Assembling Robots.- Morphogenetic Robotics: A New Paradigm for Designing Self-Organizing, Self-Reconfigurable and Self-Adaptive Robots.- Distributed Autonomous Morphogenesis in a Self-Assembling Robotic System.- Collective Construction with Robot Swarms.- Issues in Self-Repairing Robotic Self-Assembly.- Programming Self-Assembling Systems via Physically Encoded Information.- Swarm-Based Morphogenetic Artificial Life.- Chemotaxis-Inspired Cellular Primitives for Self-Organizing Shape Formation.- Emergent Swarm Morphology Control of Wireless Networked Mobile Robots.- Embryomorphic Engineering: Emergent Innovation Through Evolutionary Development.- Functional Blueprints: An Approach to Modularity in Grown Systems.- Mechanisms for Complex Systems Engineering Through Artificial Development.- A Synthesis of the Cell2Organ Developmental Model.- A Computational Framework for Multilevel Morphologies.- Interaction-Based Modeling of Morphogenesis in MGS.- Behavior-Finding: Morphogenetic Designs Shaped by Function.- Swarm-Based Computational Development.- Programmable and Self-Organized Processes in Plant Morphogenesis: The Architectural Development of Ryegrass.

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