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" The Genetic Language The simplest possible instantiation of a digital organism is a machine language program that codes for self-replication. In this case, the bit pattern that makes up the program is the body of the organism, and at the same time its... "
Artificial Life: An Overview - Page 185
edited by - 1997 - 340 pages
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Reproducing Reproduction: Kinship, Power, and Technological Innovation

Sarah Franklin, Helena Ragone - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 245 pages
...The idea that organisms can be usefully identified with their genes motivates Ray's contention that "the bit pattern that makes up the program is the...and at the same time its complete genetic material" (1994a: 185). Ray has argued that his organisms are analogous to hypothesized early life forms made...
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Silicon Second Nature: Culturing Artificial Life in a Digital World, Updated ...

Stefan Helmreich - Science - 1998 - 330 pages
...computer programs. The idea that organisms can be collapsed into genes motivates Ray's contention that "the bit pattern that makes up the program is the...and at the same time its complete genetic material" (1994a:185). Ray argues that his organisms are analogous to hypothesized early life-forms made entirely...
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Making Sense of Life

Evelyn Fox KELLER, Professor of History and Philosophy of Science in the Program in Science Technology and Society Evelyn Fox Keller - Science - 2002 - 388 pages
...CPU, it is interpreted as a series of executable instructions."32 Yet a few lines down, we learn that "the bit pattern that makes up the program is the...CPU constitutes the genetic language of the digital organism."33 Here the body of the organism is its genetic material. Hayles makes much the same point....
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Advances in Evolutionary Computing: Theory and Applications

Ashish Ghosh, Shigeyoshi Tsutsui - Computers - 2002 - 1006 pages
...will evolve. Evolving digital organisms will compete for access to the limited resources of memory space and CPU time, and evolution will generate adaptations...genetic material. Therefore, the machine language defmed by the CPU constitutes the genetic language of the digital organism. It is worth noting at this...
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Making Sense of Life: Explaining Biological Development with Models ...

Evelyn Fox KELLER, Evelyn Fox Keller - Science - 2009 - 400 pages
...CPU, it is interpreted as a series of executable instructions." 32 Yet a few lines down, we learn that "the bit pattern that makes up the program is the...constitutes the genetic language of the digital organism." 33 Here the body of the organism /5 its genetic material. Hayles makes much the same point. She writes,...
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Mechanical Bodies, Computational Minds: Artificial Intelligence from ...

Stefano Franchi, Güven Güzeldere - Computers - 2005 - 538 pages
...passed to the CPU, it is interpreted as a series of executable instructions." 37 But then we learn that "the bit pattern that makes up the program is the...constitutes the genetic language of the digital organism." 38 Here the body of the organism is its genetic material. Hayles makes much the same point. She writes,...
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