Skip to main content

Evolution of Fault-tolerant Self-replicating Structures

Righetti, Ludovic and Shokur, Solaiman and Capcarrere, Mathieu S. (2003) Evolution of Fault-tolerant Self-replicating Structures. In: Banzhaf, Wolfgang and Ziegler, Jens and Christaller, Thomas and Dittrich, Peter and Kim, Jan T., eds. Advances in Artificial Life 7th European Conference. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 278-288. ISBN 978-3-540-20057-4. E-ISBN 978-3-540-39432-7. (doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39432-7_30) (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) (KAR id:13839)

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. (Contact us about this Publication)
Official URL
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-39432-7_30

Abstract

Designed and evolved self-replicating structures in cellular automata have been extensively studied in the past as models of Artificial Life. However, CAs, unlike their biological counterpart, are very brittle: any faulty cell usually leads to the complete destruction of any emerging structures, let alone self-replicating structures. A way to design fault-tolerant structures based on error-correcting-code has been presented recently[l], but it required a cumbersome work to be put into practice. In this paper, we get back to the original inspiration for these works, nature, and propose a way to evolve self-replicating structures, faults here being only an idiosyncracy of the environment.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/978-3-540-39432-7_30
Uncontrolled keywords: Cellular Automaton, Transition Rule, Quiescent State, Swiss Federal Institute, Faulty Cell
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 18:00 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:24 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13839 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
  • Depositors only (login required):