Thomas Ray -- where published?

Glenn Rowe growe at mcs.dundee.ac.uk
Sat Apr 30 05:16:44 EST 1994

John Sidles (sidles at u.washington.edu) wrote:
: Dear netfolks

: At the Institute for Advanced Study, I heard Thomas Ray of the
: University of Delaware give a wonderfully interesting talk on
: his computer simulations of evolutionary processes.

: On consulting INSPEC, I have not been able to find any publications
: relating to this work.  Nor in our UW library catalog.  Can anyone
: point me toward a published article?  Or even better, ftp-available
: code?  I would like to share it with some of the Seattle area 

The only published article that I am aware of is:

T.S. Ray, "An approach to the synthesis of life", in "Artificial Life
II; Proceedings of the workshop on artificial life, held Feb 1990 in
Santa Fe, New Mexico", editors C.G. Langton, C. Taylor, J.D. Farmer,
and S. Rasmussen; Published by Addison-Wesley, 1992. ISBN
0-201-52571-2 (paperback edition).

I also discuss Tierra (if I may be allowed to give my book a cheap
plug), in G.W. Rowe, "Theoretical Models in Biology", Oxford U. Press,
1994; ISBN 0-19-859688-X.

The code for tierra is available via ftp from alife.santafe.edu (at
least this is the telnet address - you can login as 'bbs' and look
around - I think tierra is in the SOFTWARE directory).

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