recent attempts to make biological systems

Mike Eggleston mikee at mikee.ath.cx
Tue Nov 19 12:51:52 EST 2002


In article <3dda5e73 at news.victoria.tc.ca>, Arthur T. Murray wrote:
> "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.
> 
> http://www.scn.org/~mentifex/jsaimind.html 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.
> 
> http://www.scn.org/~mentifex/alife.html describes the main aLife loop.
>>
>> I have posted descriptions of my research,
>> along with images and videos at:
>> http://www.erachampion.com/ai/ 
>>
>> [...] 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.
> 
> http://www.scn.org/~mentifex/theory5.html bypasses evolution for AI.
> 
>> Once the behaviors have been evolved, they can be transferred
>> back into the actual machine.

The two versions of the code are JavaScript and Forth, right?
Does anyone feel like converting the JavaScript to full Java?

Mike



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