A Contemporary Overview of the History and Applications of Artificial Life

Jamaluddin Mir
2015 Automation Control and Intelligent Systems  
The study of man-made systems which demonstrate certain behaviors that are found to be distinctive characters of natural living systems, found in nature, is called Artificial Life. Artificial life supplements the classic biological science which is focused on the investigation of living organisms by trying to produce life-like characteristics in computer and other such machines. Artificial life is focused on developing an understanding of the fundamental doctrines of life by either creating
more » ... like characteristics in simulations created by computers or by actual physical implementations. Though, the aim of artificial life is concentrated towards both the future and origin of biology, yet the complexity of the subject area requires involvement of other fields of science. The practical as well as the scientific impact of the field of artificial life are equally far reaching.
doi:10.11648/j.acis.20150301.12 fatcat:bogp3nac5zfzbgfqct5p46crne