Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-29863
Hadorn, M; Eggenberger Hotz, P (2009). Multivesicular assemblies as real-world testbeds for embryogenic evolutionary systems. In: 4th Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL 2009), Melbourne, Australia, 01 December 2009 - 04 December 2009, 169-178.
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Embryogenic evolution emulates in silico cell-like entities to get more powerful methods for complex evolutionary tasks. As simulations have to abstract from the biological model, implicit information hidden in its physics is lost. Here, we propose to use cell-like entities as a real-world in vitro testbed. In analogy to evolutionary robotics, where solutions evolved in simulations may be tested in real-world on macroscale, the proposed vesicular testbed would do the same for the embryogenic evolutionary tasks on mesoscale. As a first step towards a vesicular testbed emulating growth, cell division, and cell differentiation, we present a modified vesicle production method, providing custom-tailored chemical cargo, and present a novel self-assembly procedure to provide vesicle aggregates of programmable composition.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper), refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Informatics|
|DDC:||000 Computer science, knowledge & systems|
|Event End Date:||04 December 2009|
|Deposited On:||08 Feb 2010 15:19|
|Last Modified:||23 Nov 2012 14:09|
|Series Name:||Lecture Notes in Computer Science|
|ISSN:||0302-9743 (P) 1611-3349 (E)|
|Additional Information:||The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com Proceedings: 4th Australian Conference, ACAL 2009, Melbourne, Australia, December 1-4, 2009|
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