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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ARTIFICIAL LIFE: The Quest for a New Creation

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Levy again reports from the front lines of technology in this exploration of the history and future of the creation of artificial life—as impressive and illuminating a work as his memorable Hackers ... Read full review

Artificial life: the quest for a new creation

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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


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Levy is Newsweek's chief technology writer.

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