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Emergent organization in colonies of simple automata

Marshall, Ian W. and Roadknight, Chris (2001) Emergent organization in colonies of simple automata. In: Kelemen, Jozef and Sosik, Petr, eds. Advances in Artificial Life 6th European Conference. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 349-356. ISBN 978-3-540-42567-0. E-ISBN 978-3-540-44811-2. (doi:10.1007/3-540-44811-X_37) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

We have simulated a colony of approx 3000 simple automata, with interaction behaviours that attempt to emulate those observed in stromatolite building microbes. The colony is able to maintain a diverse genome that can metabolise large quantities of up to 100 different nutrient molecules simultaneously. Group organisations that process short lived molecules more rapidly than others readily emerge under the correct conditions. We have applied the lessons to the control and management of a distributed communications system.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/3-540-44811-X_37
Uncontrolled keywords: Nutrient Molecule; Emergent Organisation; Balance System Load; Simple Automaton; Natural Genetic Engineering
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Computational Intelligence Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 17:58 UTC
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2019 11:33 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13498 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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