Lenia - Biology of Artificial Life

@article{Chan2019LeniaB,
  title={Lenia - Biology of Artificial Life},
  author={B. Chan},
  journal={Complex Syst.},
  year={2019},
  volume={28}
}
  • B. Chan
  • Published 2019
  • Physics, Computer Science, Biology, Mathematics
  • Complex Syst.
  • We report a new system of artificial life called Lenia (from Latin lenis "smooth"), a two-dimensional cellular automaton with continuous space-time-state and generalized local rule. Computer simulations show that Lenia supports a great diversity of complex autonomous patterns or "lifeforms" bearing resemblance to real-world microscopic organisms. More than 400 species in 18 families have been identified, many discovered via interactive evolutionary computation. They differ from other cellular… CONTINUE READING
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