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Open problems in artificial life

Bedau, Mark A. and McCaskill, John S. and Packard, Norman H. and Rasmussen, Steen and Adami, Christoph and Green, David G. and Ikegami, Takashi and Kaneko, Kunihiko and Ray, Thomas S. (2000) Open problems in artificial life. Artificial Life, 6 (4). pp. 363-376. ISSN 1064-5462. doi:10.1162/106454600300103683.

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This article lists fourteen open problems in artificial life, each of which is a grand challenge requiring a major advance on a fundamental issue for its solution. Each problem is briefly explained, and, where deemed helpful, some promising paths to its solution are indicated.

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Additional Information:© 2001 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Posted Online March 11, 2006. Thanks to the audience at Artificial Life VII for helpful suggestions and critical comments during the round table discussion out of which this paper grew. Special thanks to Inman Harvey for his participation in the conference round table and his critical and constructive comments on this paper.
Subject Keywords:artificial life; evolution; self-organization; emergence; self-replication; autopoeisis; digital life; artificial chemistry; selection; evolutionary learning; ecosystems; biosystems; astrobiology; evolvable hardware; dynamical hierarchies; origin of life; simulation; cultural evolution; information theory
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