recent attempts to make biological systems

Arthur T. Murray uj797 at
Tue Nov 19 10:53:23 EST 2002

"Gene Ruebsamen" wrote on Tue, 19 Nov 2002:
> [...] My current research revolves around trying to evolve
> intelligent behaviors for biologically plausible virtual organisms.
> These organisms exist within a 3-D virtual environment that utilizes
> a physics engine to implement the Newtonian model of real world
> phsyical properties. is a virtual Mind.
> My work is along the lines of Karl Sims' impressive demonstrations
> of a few years back; however, the virtual creatures of my simulation
> only evolve behaviorisms.  Their morphologies are pre-determined. describes the main aLife loop.
> I have posted descriptions of my research,
> along with images and videos at:
> [...] Other applications include the ability [to] model complex
> real-world machines (such as robots and vehicles) and let the
> system evolve intelligent behaviors for these devices. bypasses evolution for AI.

> Once the behaviors have been evolved, they can be transferred
> back into the actual machine.
> ---
> Gene Ruebsamen

A.T. Murray
-- is the cluster of Mind
programs described in the AI textbook "AI4U" based on AI Mind-1.1
by Arthur T. Murray which may be pre-ordered from bookstores with
hardcover ISBN 0-595-65437-1 and ODP softcover ISBN 0-595-25922-7.

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