Artificial life: the quest for a new creation

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Pantheon Books, 1992 - Computers - 390 pages
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The quest for artificial life is science's urgent mission to create new forms of life within computers and other artificial environments. The remarkable ability of computers to depict a system as it develops has given scientists a new way to look at evolution, intelligence, reproduction, and other key characteristics of life. Illustrations.

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The effort to create artificial life is occurring primarily within computer science, although it brings together physicists, microbiologists, mathematicians, ethologists, and others in addition to ... Read full review

Contents

The Promised Land
11
Playing by the Rules
47
GarageBand Science
85
Copyright

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Levy is Newsweek's chief technology writer.

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