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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, 1 December 2009 - 4 December 2009, 169-178.

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Abstract

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.

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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
Language:English
Event End Date:4 December 2009
Deposited On:08 Feb 2010 14:19
Last Modified:23 Nov 2012 13:09
Publisher:Springer
Series Name:Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Number:5865
ISSN:0302-9743 (P) 1611-3349 (E)
ISBN:978-3-642-10426-8
Additional Information:The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com Proceedings: 4th Australian Conference, ACAL 2009, Melbourne, Australia, December 1-4, 2009
Publisher DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-10427-5_17
Related URLs:http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-3-642-10426-8

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