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Evolutionary and embryogenic approaches to autonomic systems

Daniele Miorandi, Lidia Yamamoto
2008 Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools  
The paper concludes with a short discussion and outlook for applications of the aforementioned techniques to autonomic computing and communication systems. * This work has been partially funded by the  ...  Then, we survey approaches inspired by embryology, in which artificial entities undergo a developmental process.  ...  In evolvable hardware, functionality is mainly expressed by the state of a cell (e.g. in the form of a configuration register).  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.valuetools2008.4514 dblp:conf/valuetools/MiorandiY08 fatcat:gbmu36m2ubdb3bywe2htxgozgy

Language as an evolutionary system

H BRIGHTON, K SMITH, S KIRBY
2005 Physics of Life Reviews  
Linguistic evolution is the process by which languages themselves evolve.  ...  John Maynard Smith and Eörs Szathmáry argued that human language signified the eighth major transition in evolution: human language marked a new form of information transmission from one generation to  ...  In the case where there is a bottleneck on transmission, communication systems evolve which give communicative accuracy of slightly less than 0.2-the functionality of these systems across generations is  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.plrev.2005.06.001 fatcat:4guqu6lmnjh53pkpj5ymmqtwau

Evolutionary morphogenesis for multi-cellular systems

Daniel Roggen, Diego Federici, Dario Floreano
2006 Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines  
A novel classification of multi-cellular developmental systems in evolvable hardware is introduced. It shows a category of developmental systems that up to now has rarely been explored.  ...  The morphogenetic system is inspired by gene expression and cellular differentiation. It focuses on low computational requirements which allows fast execution and a compact hardware implementation.  ...  Acknowledgments This project is funded by the Future and Emerging Technologies programme (IST-FET) of the European Community, under grant IST-2000-28027 (POETIC).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10710-006-9019-1 fatcat:ov5m62flgjek7g7jea7sschmzm

Comprehensive Survey of Evolutionary Morphological Soft Robotic Systems [article]

Reem J. Alattas, Sarosh Patel, Tarek M. Sobh
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Evolutionary robotics aims to automatically design autonomous adaptive morphological robots that can evolve to accomplish a specific task while adapting to environmental changes.  ...  The motivation of developing evolutionary soft computing techniques to that can generate task oriented structures for morphological robots makes the domain of soft robotics worthy of serious investigation  ...  This system can evolve in discrete time steps, so each cell can compute its new internal state.  ... 
arXiv:1702.02934v5 fatcat:6kfowwun55borprcdasfcidpdy

A phylogenetic, ontogenetic, and epigenetic view of bio-inspired hardware systems

M. Sipper, E. Sanchez, D. Mange, M. Tomassini, A. Perez-Uribe, A. Stauffer
1997 IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation  
We end our exposition by a discussion of possible research directions, involving the construction of bio-inspired systems that are situated along two, and ultimately all three axes.  ...  This could give rise to novel systems endowed with evolutionary, reproductive, regenerative, and learning capabilities.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors are grateful to A. Danchin, D. B. Fogel, J. R. Koza, and the anonymous reviewers for their careful reading of this manuscript and their many helpful remarks  ... 
doi:10.1109/4235.585894 fatcat:cat5peeparclbm3axzfpcidjwm

Evolutionary string theory

Zen Faulkes, Anita Davelos Baines
2007 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
In his theory of evolution, Darwin recognized that the conditions of life play a role in the generation of hereditary variations, as well as in their selection.  ...  However, as evolutionary theory was developed further, heredity became identified with genetics, and variation was seen in terms of combinations of randomly generated gene mutations.  ...  Likewise, sticks of celery and candy were first metaphors inspired by their resemblance to twigs, whereas getting stuck by a pin was a metaphor inspired by pointed twigs' potential for puncture.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x07002270 fatcat:2bkywff5wre4ffhulzkhrwkyeu

An interdisciplinary perspective on artificial immune systems

J. Timmis, P. Andrews, N. Owens, E. Clark
2008 Evolutionary Intelligence  
We argue that Artificial Immune Systems are much more than engineered systems inspired by the immune system and that there is a great deal for both immunology and engineering to learn from each other through  ...  This review paper attempts to position the area of Artificial Immune Systems (AIS) in a broader context of interdisciplinary research.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank many people in the AIS community who have engaged in many interesting discussions over the years, and in particular at the recent 2007 ICARIS conference  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12065-007-0004-2 fatcat:t5rhv3cs2vgs5l6kadacswfp54

Networks of evolutionary processors

Juan Castellanos, Carlos Martín-Vide, Victor Mitrana, José M. Sempere
2003 Acta Informatica  
In this paper we consider networks of evolutionary processors as language generating and computational devices.  ...  When the filters are defined by random context conditions, we obtain an incomparability result with the families of regular and context-free languages.  ...  Martin Mateos for their valuable suggestions on an earlier version of this paper. Networks of evolutionary processors  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00236-003-0114-y fatcat:f4uqeb7m2fgqnkich7xuqbaipy

Evolvable hardware using evolutionary computation to design and optimize hardware systems

J.D. Lohn, G.S. Hornby
2006 IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine  
As a result, many Abstract: Evolvable hardware lies at the intersection of evolutionary computation and physical design.  ...  T he central idea behind evolvable hardware is to gain the ability to automatically design and optimize electrical and mechanical structures by harnessing the power of an evolutionary algorithm.  ...  Inspired by nature, Lipson and Pollack [27] developed an evolutionary system to automatically design both the robot morphology and controller by using an artificial co-evolutionary Out In process  ... 
doi:10.1109/mci.2006.1597058 fatcat:jzkzpv7anvavbl5ebc6cdu42z4

Cellular Non-Linear Networks as a New Paradigm for Evolutionary Robotics [chapter]

Eleonora Bilotta, Pietro Pantano
2008 Frontiers in Evolutionary Robotics  
In this chapter we describe our own contribution to Evolutionary Robotics, namely a proposal for a new generation of believable agents capable of life-like intelligent communicative and emotional behavior  ...  One of the most active fields of research in evolutionary robotics is the development of autonomous robots with the ability to interact with the physical world and to communicate with each other, in "robot  ...  system based both on non-verbal communication (Gesture and movement recognition, Face recognition) and a natural language model.  ... 
doi:10.5772/5449 fatcat:reg4rjrdrrcologt3l6ga3t35m

Creativity in Evolution [chapter]

Tim Taylor
2002 Creative Evolutionary Systems  
A number of open questions relating to these issues are highlighted as useful areas of future research. Finally, a paradigm for an evolutionary process described by Waddington (1969) is described.  ...  A number of existing artificial evolutionary systems, such as Tierra (Ray, 1991) , are analysed in this context, but it is found that the theoretical grounding upon which they are based does not usually  ...  von Neumann's architecture, A;B;C and , were represented as particular configurations of cell states within a two-dimensional lattice of cells, and the action of the cells was defined (as in all CA models  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-155860673-9/50037-9 fatcat:cac6uzmgxrhmhpxbrg2fzwe6fu

Hybrid Networks of Evolutionary Processors [chapter]

Carlos Martín-Vide, Victor Mitrana, Mario J. Pérez-Jiménez, Fernando Sancho-Caparrini
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We prove that these networks with filters defined by simple random-context conditions, used as language generating devices, are able to generate all linear languages in a very efficient way, as well as  ...  A hybrid network of evolutionary processors consists of several processors which are placed in nodes of a virtual graph and can perform one simple operation only on the words existing in that node in accordance  ...  Networks of language processors are closely related to grammar systems, more specifically to parallel communicating grammar systems [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45105-6_49 fatcat:dptjjcfd2bdd7b4gp6iyp6272q

HERA Project's Holistic Evolutionary Framework

Davide B. Bartolini, Matteo Carminati, Fabio Cancare, Marco D. Santambrogio, Donatella Sciuto
2013 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum  
Research efforts in Evolvable Hardware allowed to prove how it is possible to adopt a radically alternative approach to the synthesis of hardware circuits by drawing inspiration from natural selection  ...  This way, we allow to reuse a finely-tuned evolutionary infrastructure for any kind of architecture using our general model.  ...  Among the available programmable devices, FPGA-based systems have emerged as the main architectural solution to implement EHW techniques; such devices can serve as a base for evolving basic math circuits  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdpsw.2013.110 dblp:conf/ipps/BartoliniCCSS13 fatcat:fjr6mwqg2nahtpvhvorxr6qveu

Evolutionary Autonomous Networks

Paul Harvey, Alexandru Tatar, Pierre Imai, Leon Wong, Laurent Bringuier
2021 Journal of ICT Standardization  
within communication networks.  ...  The communication networks of today can greatly benefit from autonomous operation and adaptation, not only due to the implicit cost savings, but also because autonomy will enable functionalities that are  ...  a description language.  ... 
doi:10.13052/jicts2245-800x.927 fatcat:dsvrtxnyy5fy5cmicfs2olmyfy

Towards the evolutionary emergence of increasingly complex advantageous behaviours

A. D. Channon, R. I. Damper
2000 International Journal of Systems Science  
In a particular example, the collective behaviour of one species provides a selective force which is overcome by another species, demonstrating the incremental evolutionary emergence of advantageous behaviours  ...  of evolutionary emergence.  ...  It is a continuation of previous work (Channon 1996) also supported by an award from the EPSRC (supervisor Inman Harvey, University of Sussex).  ... 
doi:10.1080/002077200406570 fatcat:f5e3luqbxraclganfce4aleupa
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