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Proceedings of Artificial Life XI

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Bullock, S., J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) (2008). Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. ISBN: 978-0-262-28719-7 [BibTeX]

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Presented papers

Abi-Haidar, A. and Rocha, L. (2008). Adaptive spam detection inspired by the immune system. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 1-8. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Andras, P. (2008). Uncertainty and communication complexity in iterated cooperation games. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 9-16. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Andrews, P., Sampson, A., Bjørndalen, J., Stepney, S., Timmis, J., Warren, D. and Welch, P. (2008). Investigating patterns for the process-oriented modelling and simulation of space in complex systems. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 17-24. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Anthony, T., Polani, D. and Nehaniv, C. (2008). On preferred states of agents: how global structure is reflected in local structure. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 25-32. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Artmann, S., Tsuda, S. and Zauner, K. (2008). Information-theoretic aspects of control in a bio-hybrid robot device. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 33-40. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Bermudez, E., Philippides, A. and Seth, A. (2008). Movement strategies for learning in visual recognition. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 41-48. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Bersini, H. (2008). The emergence of specialization. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 49-55. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Blundell, B. (2008). Autocatalytic replication of polymers revisited. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 56-63. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Bongard, J. (2008). Behavior chaining: incremental behavioral integration for evolutionary robotics. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 64-71. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Bornhofen, S. and Lattaud, C. (2008). Evolving CSR strategies in virtual plant communities. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 72-79. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Bryden, J., Hogg, D., Popat, S. and Wallis, M. (2008). Building artificial personalities: expressive communication channels based on an interlingua for a human-robot dance. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 80-87. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Burtsev, M. (2008). Basic principles of adaptive learning through variation and selection. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 88-93. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Cariani, P. (2008). Design strategies for open-ended evolution. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 94-101. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Cases, B., Hernandez, C., Graña, M. and d'Anjou, A. (2008). On the ability of swarms to compute the 3-coloring of graphs. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 102-109. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Chaggar, S., Noble, J. and Cliff, D. (2008). The effects of periodic and continuous market environments on the performance of trading agents. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 110-117. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Cohen, M., Miodownik, M. and Baum, B. (2008). Measuring the robustness of a developmental system based on sequential growth rules. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 118-125. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Cowan, L. and Walker, I. (2008). ``Soft'' continuum robots: the interaction of continuous and discrete elements. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 126-133. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Cussat-Blanc, S., Luga, H. and Duthen, Y. (2008). From single cell to simple creature morphology and metabolism. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 134-141. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Dale, K. (2008). A model chemical memory in an evolved animat. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 142-149. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Danks, G., Stepney, S. and Caves, L. (2008). Protein folding with stochastic L-systems. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 150-157. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Decraene, J., Mitchell, G. and McMullin, B. (2008). Unexpected evolutionary dynamics in a string based artificial chemistry. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 158-165. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Der, R., Güttler, F. and Ay, N. (2008). Predictive information and emergent cooperativity in a chain of mobile robots. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 166-172. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Dorin, A., Korb, K. and Grimm, V. (2008). Artificial-life ecosystems: what are they and what could they become?. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 173-180. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Doursat, R. (2008). Programmable architectures that are complex and self-organized: from morphogenesis to engineering. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 181-188. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Dyke, J. (2008). Entropy production in an energy balance Daisyworld model. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 189-196. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Geard, N. and Bullock, S. (2008). Group formation and social evolution: a computational model. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 197-203. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Gonçalves, A. and Costa, E. (2008). A computational model of gene regulatory networks and its topological properties. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 204-211. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Grilo, C. and Correia, L. (2008). What makes the spatial prisoner's dilemma game sensitive to asynchronism?. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 212-219. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Haruna, T. (2008). Being arranged in advance: quantum entanglement and biological feedback. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 220-226. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Harvey, I. (2008). Misrepresentations. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 227-233. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Hebbron, T., Bullock, S. and Cliff, D. (2008). NKalpha: non-uniform epistatic interations in an extended NK model. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 234-241. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Hiolle, A. and Cañamero, L. (2008). Why should you care? An arousal-based model of exploratory behavior for autonomous robots. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 242-248. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Howley, E. and O'Riordan, C. (2008). The effects of payoff preferences on agent tolerance. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 249-256. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Izquierdo, E. and Buhrmann, T. (2008). Analysis of a dynamical recurrent neural network evolved for two qualitatively different tasks: walking and chemotaxis. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 257-264. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Izquierdo, E. and Fernando, C. (2008). The evolution of evolvability in gene transcription networks. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 265-273. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Jacyno, M. and Bullock, S. (2008). Energy, entropy and work in computational ecosystems: a thermodynamic account. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 274-281. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Jeanson, F. (2008). Evolving asynchronous cellular automata for density classification. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 282-288. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Jenkins, D. and Stekel, D. (2008). Effects of signalling on the evolution of gene regulatory networks. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 289-296. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Joachimczak, M. and Wróbel, B. (2008). Evo-devo in silico: a model of a gene network regulating multicellular development in 3D space with artificial physics. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 297-304. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Jones, B., Jin, Y., Sendhoff, B. and Yao, X. (2008). Evolving functional symmetry in a three dimensional model of an elongated organism. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 305-312. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Kelly, C., McMullin, B. and O'Brien, D. (2008). Enrichment of interaction rules in a string-based artificial chemistry. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 313-320. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Knabe, J., Schilstra, M. and Nehaniv, C. (2008). Evolution and morphogenesis of differentiated multicellular organisms: autonomously generated diffusion gradients for positional information. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 321-328. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Lehman, J. and Stanley, K. (2008). Exploiting open-endedness to solve problems through the search for novelty. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 329-336. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Lein, A. and Vaughan, R. (2008). Adaptive multi-robot bucket brigade foraging. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 337-342. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Lenser, T., Matsumaru, N., Hinze, T. and Dittrich, P. (2008). Tracking the evolution of chemical computing networks. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 343-350. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Liekens, A., ten Eikelder, H., Steijaert, M. and Hilbers, P. (2008). Simulated evolution of mass conserving reaction networks. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 351-358. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Litus, Y. and Vaughan, R. (2008). Distributed gradient optimization with embodied approximation. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 359-365. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Lizier, J., Prokopenko, M., Tanev, I. and Zomaya, A. (2008). Emergence of glider-like structures in a modular robotic system. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 366-373. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Lizier, J., Prokopenko, M. and Zomaya, A. (2008). The information dynamics of phase transitions in random Boolean networks. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 374-381. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Manicka, S. and Harvey, I. (2008). `Psychoanalysis' of a minimal agent. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 382-389. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Marques-Pita, M. and Rocha, L. (2008). Conceptual structure in cellular automata: the density classification task. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 390-397. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Matthews, J. (2008). The longevity of distinct cultures in an agent-based model of memetic drift. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 398-403. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Miconi, T. (2008). Fitness transmission: a genealogic signature of adaptive evolution. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 404-411. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Mirza, N., Nehaniv, C., Dautenhahn, K. and te Boekhorst, R. (2008). Anticipating future experience using grounded sensorimotor informational relationships. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 412-419. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Möller, M. and Polani, D. (2008). Common concepts in agent groups, symmetries, and conformity in a simple environment. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 420-427. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Mora, A., Fernandes, C., Merelo, J., Ramos, V., Laredo, J. and Rosa, A. (2008). KohonAnts: a self-organizing ant algorithm for clustering and pattern classification. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 428-435. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

O'Riordan, C., Cunningham, A. and Sorensen, H. (2008). Emergence of cooperation in N-player games on small world networks. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 436-442. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Oros, N., Steuber, V., Davey, N., Cañamero, L. and Adams, R. (2008). Optimal noise in spiking neural networks for the detection of chemicals by simulated agents. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 443-449. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Paperin, G., Sadedin, S., Green, D. and Dorin, A. (2008). Holey fitness landscapes and the maintenance of evolutionary diversity. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 450-457. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Peña, J. (2008). Conformist transmission and the evolution of cooperation. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 458-465. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Pestelacci, E. and Tomassini, M. (2008). Hawks and doves in an artificial dynamically structured society. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 466-473. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Pichler, P. and Cañamero, L. (2008). Evolving morphological and behavioral diversity without predefined behavior primitives. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 474-481. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Polack, F., Hoverd, T., Sampson, A., Stepney, S. and Timmis, J. (2008). Complex systems models: engineering simulations. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 482-489. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Polani, D., Prokopenko, M. and Chadwick, M. (2008). Modelling stigmergic gene transfer. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 490-497. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Powers, S., Penn, A. and Watson, R. (2008). The efficacy of group selection is increased by coexistence dynamics within groups. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 498-505. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Rieffel, J., Trimmer, B. and Lipson, H. (2008). Mechanism as mind: what tensegrities and caterpillars can teach us about soft robotics. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 506-512. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Saffre, F. and Shackleton, M. (2008). ``Embryo'': an autonomic co-operative service management framework. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 513-520. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Scheutz, M. and Schermerhorn, P. (2008). The limited utility of communication in simple organisms. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 521-528. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Schmickl, T. and Crailsheim, K. (2008). Analysing honeybees' division of labour in broodcare by a multi-agent model. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 529-536. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Scogings, C. and Hawick, K. (2008). Altruism amongst spatial predator-prey animats. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 537-544. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Seth, A. (2008). Measuring emergence via nonlinear Granger causality. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 545-552. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Shanahan, M. and Connor, D. (2008). Modeling the neural basis of cognitive integration and consciousness. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 553-560. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Smith, V. (2008). Evolving an agent-based model to probe behavioral rules in flocks of cowbirds. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 561-568. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Soltoggio, A., Bullinaria, J., Mattiussi, C., Dürr, P. and Floreano, D. (2008). Evolutionary advantages of neuromodulated plasticity in dynamic, reward-based scenarios. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 569-576. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Steels, L. and Spranger, M. (2008). Can body language shape body image?. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 577-584. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Steijaert, M., Liekens, A., ten Eikelder, H. and Hilbers, P. (2008). Multiple functionalities of biochemical reaction networks. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 585-591. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Straatman, B., White, R. and Banzhaf, W. (2008). An artificial chemistry-based model of economies. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 592-599. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Suzuki, K. and Ikegami, T. (2008). Homeodynamics in the game of life. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 600-607. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Suzuki, R. and Arita, T. (2008). How learning can guide evolution of communication. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 608-615. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Tuci, E., Ampatzis, C., Trianni, V., Christensen, A. and Dorigo, M. (2008). Self-assembly in physical autonomous robots: the evolutionary robotics approach. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 616-623. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Tufte, G. (2008). Evolution, development and environment toward adaptation through phenotypic plasticity and exploitation of external information. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 624-631. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Vanderelst, D., Ahn, R. and Barakova, E. (2008). Simulated trust: towards robust social learning. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 632-639. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Vargas, P., Di Paolo, E. and Husbands, P. (2008). A study of GasNet spatial embedding in a delayed-response task. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 640-647. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Verel, S., Ochoa, G. and Tomassini, M. (2008). The connectivity of NK landscapes' basins: a network analysis. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 648-655. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Virgo, N. and Harvey, I. (2008). Adaptive growth processes: a model inspired by Pask's ear. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 656-661. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

von Mammen, S. and Jacob, C. (2008). The spatiality of swarms --- quantitative analysis of dynamic interaction networks. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 662-669. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Wawerla, J. and Vaughan, R. (2008). Optimal robot recharging strategies for time discounted labour. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 670-677. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Webster, M. and Malcolm, G. (2008). Hierarchical components and entity-based modelling in artificial life. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 678-685. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Weeks, A., Polack, F. and Stepney, S. (2008). Investigating emergence by coarse graining elementary cellular automata. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 686-693. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Willadsen, K., Triesch, J. and Wiles, J. (2008). Understanding robustness in random Boolean networks. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 694-701. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Williams, P., Beer, R. and Gasser, M. (2008). Evolving referential communication in embodied dynamical agents. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 702-709. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Woodberry, O., Korb, K. and Nicholson, A. (2008). Species selection of aging for the sake of diversity. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 710-716. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Worgan, S. and Mills, R. (2008). Initial modelling of the alternative phenotypes hypothesis. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 717-724. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Yaeger, L., Griffith, V. and Sporns, O. (2008). Passive and driven trends in the evolution of complexity. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 725-732. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Zagal, J., Ruiz-del-Solar, J. and Palacios, A. (2008). Fitness based identification of a robot structure. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pp. 733-740. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]


Presented abstracts

Adami, C., Chaumont, N., Edlund, J. and Hintze, A. (2008). Topological properties of evolved robot brains (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 742. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Almeida e Costa, F. (2008). Evolutionary robotics and the morphological turn: an epistemological perspective (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 743. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Almeida e Costa, F., Macinnes, I. and Harvey, I. (2008). Morphodynamics and perceptual worlds: conceptual approach and an experiment in evolutionary robotics (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 744. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Anguita, D., Brizzolara, D., Ghio, A. and Parodi, G. (2008). Smart plankton: a new generation of underwater wireless sensor network (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 745. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Aono, M. and Hara, M. (2008). Combinatorial optimization and self-disciplined computing by amoeba-based neurocomputer (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 746. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Barandiaran, X. and Di Paolo, E. (2008). Artificial mental life (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 747. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Barnett, L. (2008). Ruggedness and evolvability --- an evolution's-eye view (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 748. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Bedau, M. (2008). A functional account of minimal cellular life (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 749. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Bedau, M. (2008). The arrow of complexity hypothesis (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 750. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Bentley, K., Bates, P. and Gerhardt, H. (2008). Artificial life as cancer research: embodied agent modelling of blood vessel growth in tumours (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 751. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Birkin, M. and Heppenstall, A. (2008). Modelling spatial market dynamics with retail agents (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 752. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Branciamore, S., de Back, W. and Gallori, E. (2008). Does coexistence solve the prebiotic information problem? (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 753. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Bryden, J. (2008). How might group selection explain the major evolutionary transitions? (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 754. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Buckley, C., Barnett, L. and Bullock, S. (2008). Dynamical complexity of spatially embedded networks (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 755. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Burtsev, M., Anokhin, K. and Bateson, P. (2008). Learning drives the accumulation of adaptive complexity in simulated evolution (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 756. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Cartlidge, J. (2008). Dynamically adapting parasite virulence to combat coevolutionary disengagement (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 757. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Channon, A. (2008). A measure for natural selection's contribution to the origins and maintenance of organismal complexity (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 758. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Clark, J. and Williams, H. (2008). An adaptive model of marine biogeochemistry in the Archaean (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 759. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

de Back, W., Branciamore, S. and Kampis, G. (2008). Phenotype-based evolution of complex food webs (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 760. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Di Paolo, E. (2008). Life in time: the missing temporal dimension in autopoiesis (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 761. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Dittrich, P., Centler, F., Kaleta, C., Matsumaru, N. and Speroni di Fenizio, P. (2008). Chemical organizations in living systems (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 762. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

English, S., Gough, J., Johnson, A., Spanton, R., Sun, J., Crowder, R. and Zauner, K. (2008). Strategies for maintaining large robot communities (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 763. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Etxeberria, A. (2008). Abstract organization and material parts in ALife and synthetic biology (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 764. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Franks, D., James, R., Noble, J. and Ruxton, G. (2008). Developing a methodology for social network sampling (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 765. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Free, A., McNeil, A., Mozley, O. and Allen, R. (2008). Utility and experimental testability of the Gaia hypothesis (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 766. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Gerding, E., McBurney, P., Niu, J. and Parsons, S. (2008). CAT: a market design competition (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 767. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Gerlee, P., Lundh, T., Zhang, B. and Anderson, A. (2008). The gene-function relationship in the metabolism of yeast and digital organisms (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 768. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Goldstein, R. and Soyer, O. (2008). In silico evolution of chemotaxis (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 769. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Gowans, D., Marrow, P. and Tateson, R. (2008). Immune-inspired networked service delivery (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 770. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Greenwood, D. (2008). From market to non-market: an autonomous agent approach to central planning (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 771. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Groom, G., Mills, R. and Watson, R. (2008). How epigenetic evolution can guide genetic evolution (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 772. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Hanczyc, M. and Ikegami, T. (2008). Chemical basis for minimal cognition (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 773. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Harvey, I. (2008). Homeostasis via chaos: implementing the uniselector as a dynamical system (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 774. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Hofe, R. and Moore, R. (2008). Animatronic model of a human tongue (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 775. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Iizuka, H. and Ikegami, T. (2008). Simulating active touch with a simple embodied agent (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 776. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Irons, D., Saffre, F. and Cannings, C. (2008). Adaptive fault tolerance in wireless sensor networks (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 777. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

James, E., Noble, J. and Watson, R. (2008). Solving the division of labour problem using stigmergy and evolved heterogeneity (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 778. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Kampis, G., Gulyas, L. and de Back, W. (2008). Nonconsumable resources facilitate complex evolution (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 779. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Keijzer, F. (2008). Intentional and causal urges: when to ascribe life or mind to artificial systems? (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 780. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Ladley, D. and Bullock, S. (2008). The effects of local information and trading opportunities in a network constrained economy (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 781. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Marques, H., Holland, O., Knight, R. and Newcombe, R. (2008). Towards mental life as it could be: a robot with imagination (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 782. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

McGann, M. (2008). Dimensions of adaptivity (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 783. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Mendoza, I., Muethe, P., Gómez, J. and Ewert-Sarmiento, M. (2008). An artificial chemistry towards the identification of the transition to life (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 784. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Mills, R. and Watson, R. (2008). Adaptive units of selection can evolve complexes that are provably unevolvable under fixed units of selection (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 785. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Nakajima, K. and Ikegami, T. (2008). Considering the reconfiguration process of subjective temporal order by using recurrent neural networks (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 786. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Nene, N. and Nagl, S. (2008). Emergent intracellular network states and cell fate decision: a dynamically integrated study of the epidermal growth factor receptor network with an agent based model (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 787. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Nicholson, D. (2008). Is the organism really a machine? (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 788. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Nishimura, S. and Sasai, M. (2008). Intelligent locomotion of eukaryotic cells (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 789. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Noble, J., Clarke, D. and Mills, R. (2008). What can artificial life offer ecology? (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 790. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Nozawa, T. and Kondo, T. (2008). Information-theoretic characterization of relative and fluctuating system--environment distinction (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 791. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Oosten, J. and Hemelrijk, C. (2008). Personalities in fish without genetic differences: a model (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 792. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Penn, A. (2008). What can artificial life offer the development of methodologies in the field of socio-ecological sustainability? (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 793. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Penn, A., Watson, R., Powers, S., Webb, J., Kraaijeveld, A., Conibear, T. and Bigg, Z. (2008). Mechanisms for the initiation of multicellularity in bacterial biofilms (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 794. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Pepper, N., Francis, C., Bedau, M., Chalmers, D. and Head, B. (2008). Quantifying creative symbiosis: a lexical analysis of the evolution of technology as reflected in patent records (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 795. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Powers, S. and Watson, R. (2008). The group selection debate and ALife: weak altruism, strong altruism, and inclusive fitness (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 796. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Psujek, S. and Beer, R. (2008). A strong local dependency of developmental bias orients adaptive evolution in a model evo-devo system (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 797. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Rohde, M. and Di Paolo, E. (2008). Evolutionary robotics models in the interdisciplinary study of embodied time perception (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 798. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Ruini, F. and Parisi, D. (2008). Selective attention in artificial organisms (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 799. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Ruiz-Mirazo, K., Umerez, J. and Moreno, A. (2008). Organizational requirements for `open-ended evolution' (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 800. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Sayama, H. (2008). Self-organizing heterogeneous swarms designed through evolutionary methods (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 801. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Silverman, E. and Ikegami, T. (2008). Redefining robustness (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 802. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Silverman, E., Ikegami, T., Ogai, Y. and Aucouturier, J. (2008). Dancing robots: form, environment and context in human-robot interaction (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 803. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Stafford, R., Davies, M. and Williams, G. (2008). The virtual rocky shore --- linking A-life with ecological and pedagogical research (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 804. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Studer, G. and Harvey, I. (2008). A minimal approach to modular assembly (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 805. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Takeuchi, N. and Hogeweg, P. (2008). Evolution of complexity in RNA-like replicator systems (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 806. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Thenius, R., Schmickl, T. and Crailsheim, K. (2008). How to know without having been there? --- Investigating communication channels in the nectar collecting system of a honeybee colony (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 807. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Tikhanoff, V., Cangelosi, A., Tani, J. and Metta, G. (2008). Towards language acquisition in autonomous robots (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 808. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Tosh, C., Krause, J. and Ruxton, G. (2008). Complex consumer preferences from rudiments of visual processing (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 809. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Trianni, V. and Nolfi, S. (2008). Self-organising synchronisation in a robotic swarm (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 810. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Trimmer, P., McNamara, J., Houston, A., Marshall, J., Paul, L., Bogacz, R. and Mendl, M. (2008). Mammalian decisions (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 811. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Türkmen, U. and Zugic, R. (2008). Modelling the social coordination of behavior with public symbols (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 812. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Ullrich, A., Flamm, C. and Endler, L. (2008). Using the RNA sequence-to-structure map for functional evolution of ribozyme catalyzed artificial metabolisms (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 813. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

van Apeldoorn, D., Kok, K., Sonneveld, M. and Veldkamp, T. (2008). Modelling resilience of agro-ecosystems: the co-evolution of regimes (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 814. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

van der Post, D., Ursem, B. and Hogeweg, P. (2008). Diet learning and the evolution of cultural inheritance (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 815. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Virgo, N. and Harvey, I. (2008). Reaction-diffusion spots as a model for autopoiesis (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 816. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Vladimirescu, A. (2008). Can we rebuild a cell? Bryopsis --- an experimental model! (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 817. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Watson, R., Mills, R., Penn, A. and Powers, S. (2008). Can individual selection favour significant higher-level selection? (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 818. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Wheeler, M. (2008). Autopoiesis, enactivism, and the extended mind (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 819. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Williams, H. and Lenton, T. (2008). Environmental regulation by higher level selection in a simulated network of microbial ecosystems (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 820. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Winks, O. and Berthouze, L. (2008). Timing of critical periods in development (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 821. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Womble, S. and Cohen, N. (2008). Time and space in neuronal networks: the effects of spatial organisation on network behaviour (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 822. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Yamauchi, H. (2008). Canalization and environmental engineering (abstract). In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, p. 823. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. [PDF] [BibTeX]