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Is it the right ansatz?

Gross, Dominique, McMullin, Barry (2002) Is it the right ansatz? Artificial Life, 7 (4). pp. 355-365. ISSN 1064-5462. (doi:10.1162/106454601317296997) (KAR id:13710)


This article is a response to Rasmussen et al[Artificial Life, 7, 329-350], in which the authors suggest that, within a particular simulation ''framework'', there is a tight correspondence between the complexity of the primitive objects and the emergence of dynamical hierarchies. As an example they report a two-dimensional artificial chemistry that supports the spontaneous emergence of micellar structures, which they classify as third-order structures. We report in this article that essentially comparable phenomena can be produced with relatively simpler primitive objects. We also question the order classification of the micellar structures.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1162/106454601317296997
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 17:59 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 09:51 UTC
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