Artificial Life Models in Hardware by Andrew AdamatzkyArtificial Life Models in Hardware by Andrew Adamatzky

Artificial Life Models in Hardware

EditorAndrew Adamatzky, Maciej Komosinski

Paperback | October 13, 2010

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Hopping, climbing and swimming robots, nano-size neural networks, motorless walkers, slime mould and chemical brains - "Artificial Life Models in Hardware" offers unique designs and prototypes of life-like creatures in conventional hardware and hybrid bio-silicon systems. Ideas and implementations of living phenomena in non-living substrates cast a colourful picture of state-of-art advances in hardware models of artificial life.
Title:Artificial Life Models in HardwareFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.07 inPublished:October 13, 2010Publisher:Springer LondonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849968489

ISBN - 13:9781849968485

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Table of Contents

The History and Future of Stiquito, a Hexapod Insectoid Robot.- Learning Legged Locomotion.- Salamandra Robotica: a Biologically Inspired Amphibious Robot that Swims and Walks.- Multi-Locomotion Robot: Novel Concept, Mechanism and Control of Bio-Inspired Robot.- Self-Regulatory Hardware: Evolutionary Design for Mechanical Passivity on a Pseudo Passive Dynamic Walker.- Perception for Action in Roving Robots: a Dynamical System Approach.- Nature-Inspired Single-Electron Computers.- Tribolon: Water Based Self-Assembly Robots.- Artificial Symbiosis in Ecobots.- The Phi-Bot: A Robot Controlled by a Slime Mould.- Reaction-Diffusion Controllers for Robots.- Index.

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From the reviews:"This book presents various contributions to the construction of life-like artifacts that globally show adaptation and evolution, as in the artificial life paradigm. . The book is unique in that it attempts to mix various ideas on building artificial life in hardware . . the book moves toward new methods and tools that represent the cutting edge of research. . this book is appropriate for research; in the long term, it can serve as a reference." (G. Gini, ACM Computing Reviews, November, 2009)