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Artificial life : the quest for a new creation

Author: Stephen Levy
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1993, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at artificial life science - A-Life, an important new area of scientific research. The book argues that current scientific developments have led to a point where scientists have created, within  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Levy
ISBN: 0140231056 9780140231052
OCLC Number: 29220631
Notes: Originally published: London : Cape, 1992.
Includes index.
Description: 390 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Contents: The Promised Land --
Playing by the rules --
Garage-Band Science --
God's Heart --
The Genetic Algorithm --
Alchemists and Parasites --
Artificial Flora, Artificial Fauna, Artificial Ecologies --
Real Artificial Life --
The Strong Claim.
Responsibility: Steven Levy.

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