Nodes: An environment for simulating self-replicating machines.
In: Pollack, J. B., Bedau, M., Husbands, P., Ikegami, T. and Watson, R. A., eds.
Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems.
MIT Press, pp. 39-44.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/16071
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Publisher's URL: http://mitpress.mit.edu/9780262661836/
A simulation framework is described in which a collection of particles moving in continuous two-dimensional space can be put together to build machines. A self replicating machine has been designed in this environment. It is proposed that an environment such as this may facilitate the fabrication of self-replicating manufacturing systems.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||self-replicating machines, virtual physics|
|Deposited On:||01 Dec 2011 15:41|
|Last Modified:||25 Nov 2015 03:36|
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