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Artificial Life


Artificial Life is the official journal of the International Society for Artificial Life (ISAL). Each issue features international research that spans the hierarchy of biological organization, including studies of the origin of life, self-assembly, growth and development, evolutionary and ecological dynamics, animal and robot behavior, social organization, and cultural evolution.

Table of Contents

Vol. 14, Issue 3 - Summer 2008


Evolution of Complexity
pp. 241-243
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Hierarchical Self-Organization in the Finitary Process Soup
pp. 245-254
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On the Gradual Evolution of Complexity and the Sudden Emergence of Complex Features
pp. 255-263
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The Emergence of Overlapping Scale-free Genetic Architecture in Digital Organisms
pp. 265-275
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LinMap: Visualizing Complexity Gradients in Evolutionary Landscapes
pp. 277-297
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Hierarchical Coordinate Systems for Understanding Complexity and its Evolution, with Applications to Genetic Regulatory Networks
pp. 299-312
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Criteria for Conceptual and Operational Notions of Complexity
pp. 313-323
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Evolution and Complexity: The Double-Edged Sword
pp. 325-344
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Natural or Internal Selection? The Case of Canalization in Complex Evolutionary Systems
pp. 345-362
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Natural Selection in Relation to Complexity
pp. 363-374
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Full Body: The Importance of the Phenotype in Evolution
pp. 375-386
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