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On Fireflies, Cellular Systems, and Evolware

Teuscher, Christof and Capcarrere, Mathieu S. (2003) On Fireflies, Cellular Systems, and Evolware. In: Tyrrell, Andy M. and Haddow, Pauline C. and Torresen, Jim, eds. Evolvable Systems: From Biology to Hardware 5th International Conference. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 1-12. ISBN 978-3-540-00730-2. E-ISBN 978-3-540-36553-2. (doi:10.1007/3-540-36553-2_1) (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:14022)

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Abstract

Many observers have marveled at the beauty of the synchronous flashing of fireflies that has an almost hypnotic effect. In this paper we consider the issue of evolving two-dimensional cellular automata as well as random boolean networks to solve the firefly synchronization task. The task was successfully solved by means of cellular programming based co-evolution performing computations in a completely local manner, each cell having access only to its immediate neighbor's states. An FPGA-based Evolware implementation on the BioWall's cellular tissue and different other simulations show that the approach is very efficient and easily implementable in hardware.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/3-540-36553-2_1
Uncontrolled keywords: Cellular Automaton, Linear Feedback Shift Register, Global Synchronization, Global Clock, Incoming Link
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 18:01 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:24 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14022 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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