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. 18, Issue 1 - Winter 2012
Behavioral Metabolution: The Adaptive and Evolutionary Potential of Metabolism-Based Chemotaxis
Optimal Seeding of Self-Reproducing Systems
Biological Design Principles of Complex Feedback Modules in the E. coli Ammonia Assimilation System
Animation of Flocks Flying in Line Formations
Exploring the Roles of Complex Networks in Linguistic Categorization
Wetware: A Computer in Every Living Cell. Dennis Bray. (2009, New Haven, London: Yale University Press.) $28 (hardback), 267 pages.
Flying Insects and Robots. Dario Floreano, Jean-Christophe Zufferey, Mandyam V. Srinivasan, and Charlie Elington (Eds.). (2009, Springer.) $119, 328 pages.