Advances in Artificial Life: 9th European Conference, ECAL by Pietro Speroni di Fenizio, Peter Dittrich (auth.), Fernando

By Pietro Speroni di Fenizio, Peter Dittrich (auth.), Fernando Almeida e Costa, Luis Mateus Rocha, Ernesto Costa, Inman Harvey, António Coutinho (eds.)

This booklet constitutes the refereed court cases of the ninth ecu convention on synthetic existence, ECAL 2007, held in Lisbon, Portugal, September 2007.

The one hundred twenty five revised complete papers offered have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen. The papers are geared up in topical sections on conceptual articles, morphogenesis and improvement, robotics and self sustaining brokers, evolutionary computation and idea, mobile automata, types of organic platforms and their purposes, ant colony and swarm platforms, evolution of communique, simulation of social interactions, self-replication, man made chemistry, and posters.

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