Evolving the Game of Life

@inproceedings{Kazakov2005EvolvingTG,
  title={Evolving the Game of Life},
  author={Dimitar Kazakov and Matthew J Sweet},
  booktitle={Adaptive Agents and Multi-Agent Systems},
  year={2005}
}
It is difficult to define a set of rules for a cellular automaton (CA) such that creatures with life-like properties (stability and dynamic behaviour, reproducton and self-re pair) can be grown from a large number of initial configurations. This work describes an evolutionary framew ork for the search of a CA with these properties. Instead of encoding them… CONTINUE READING