The Allure of Machinic Life: Cybernetics, Artificial Life, and the New AI

@inproceedings{Johnston2008TheAO,
  title={The Allure of Machinic Life: Cybernetics, Artificial Life, and the New AI},
  author={John Johnston},
  year={2008}
}
In The Allure of Machinic Life, John Johnston examines new forms of nascent life that emerge through technical interactions within human-constructed environments--"machinic life"--in the sciences of cybernetics, artificial life, and artificial intelligence. With the development of such research initiatives as the evolution of digital organisms, computer immune systems, artificial protocells, evolutionary robotics, and swarm systems, Johnston argues, machinic life has achieved a complexity and… 
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