Open problems in artificial life

Mark A. Bedau, John S. McCaskill, Norman H. Packard, Steen Rasmussen, Chris Adami, David G. Green, Takashi Ikegami, Kunihiko Kaneko, Thomas S. Ray

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)363-376
Number of pages14
JournalArtificial Life
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Artificial chemistry
  • Artificial life
  • Astrobiology
  • Autopoeisis
  • Biosystems
  • Digital life
  • Dynamical hierarchies
  • Ecosystems
  • Emergence
  • Evolution
  • Evolutionary learning
  • Evolvable hardware
  • Origin of life
  • Selection
  • Self-organization
  • Self-replication
  • Simulation

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Bedau, M. A., McCaskill, J. S., Packard, N. H., Rasmussen, S., Adami, C., Green, D. G., ... Ray, T. S. (2000). Open problems in artificial life. Artificial Life, 6(4), 363-376. https://doi.org/10.1162/106454600300103683
Bedau, Mark A. ; McCaskill, John S. ; Packard, Norman H. ; Rasmussen, Steen ; Adami, Chris ; Green, David G. ; Ikegami, Takashi ; Kaneko, Kunihiko ; Ray, Thomas S. / Open problems in artificial life. In: Artificial Life. 2000 ; Vol. 6, No. 4. pp. 363-376.
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Bedau, MA, McCaskill, JS, Packard, NH, Rasmussen, S, Adami, C, Green, DG, Ikegami, T, Kaneko, K & Ray, TS 2000, 'Open problems in artificial life', Artificial Life, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 363-376. https://doi.org/10.1162/106454600300103683

Open problems in artificial life. / Bedau, Mark A.; McCaskill, John S.; Packard, Norman H.; Rasmussen, Steen; Adami, Chris; Green, David G.; Ikegami, Takashi; Kaneko, Kunihiko; Ray, Thomas S.

In: Artificial Life, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2000, p. 363-376.

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Bedau MA, McCaskill JS, Packard NH, Rasmussen S, Adami C, Green DG et al. Open problems in artificial life. Artificial Life. 2000;6(4):363-376. https://doi.org/10.1162/106454600300103683