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  • 1. 2 edited by Pietro Liò, Orazio Miglino, Giuseppe Nicosia, Stefano Nolfi, Mario Pavone 2-6 September 2013, Taormina, Italy Proceedings of the twelfth European Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems Advances in Artificial Life ECAL 2013
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  • 3. Table of Contents Preface xiv ECAL - General Track Simon Tudge, Richard Watson and Markus Brede. Cooperation and the Division of Labour 1 Yutetsu Kuruma, Hideaki Matsubayashi and Takuya Ueda. Autonomous construction of synthetic cell membrane 9 Jared Moore, Anne Gutmann, Craig McGowan and Philip McKinley. Exploring the Role of the Tail in Bipedal Hopping through Computational Evolution 11 Kiril Kiryazov and Robert Lowe. The role of arousal in embodying the cueXdeficit model in multi-resource human-robot interaction 19 Simon Alderton and Jason Noble. Simulating Sleeping Sickness: a two host agent-based model 27 Adam Erskine and J. Michael Herrmann. Cell Division Behaviour in a Heterogeneous Swarm Environment 35 Guillaume Beslon, B´er´enice Batut, David P. Parsons, Dominique Schneider and Carole Knibbe. An alife game to teach evolution of antibiotic resistance 43 Eduardo J. Izquierdo, Miguel Aguilera and Randall D. Beer. Analysis of Ultrastability in Small Dynamical Recurrent Neural Networks 51 Dov Pechenick, Jason Moore and Joshua Payne. The influence of assortativity on the robustness and evolvability of gene regulatory networks upon gene birth 59 Flavio L. Pinheiro, V´ıtor V. Vasconcelos, Francisco C. Santos and Jorge M. Pacheco. Self-organized game dynamics in complex networks 61 Stefano Nichele and Gunnart Tufte. Evolution of Incremental Complex Behavior on Cellular Machines 63 Simon Hickinbotham, Michael Weeks and James Austin. The ALife Zoo: cross-browser, platform-agnostic hosting of Artificial Life simulations 71 Micah Rosenkind, David Arnold and Graham Winstanley. A Temporal Pattern Predictor for Virtual Char- acters 79 i
  • 4. Table of Contents Lance Williams. Evolution of Tail-Call Optimization in a Population of Self-Hosting Compilers 86 Qinxin Pan, Ting Hu, Angeline Andrew, Margaret Karagas and Jason Moore. Bladder cancer specific pathway interaction networks 94 Roman Miletitch, Vito Trianni, Alexandre Campo and Marco Dorigo. Information Aggregation Mechanisms in Social Odometry 102 Jie Tan, Jason Moore and Ryan Urbanowicz. Rapid Rule Compaction Strategies for Global Knowledge Discovery in a Supervised Learning Classifier System 110 Christoph Salge, Cornelius Glackin and Daniel Polani. Empowerment and State-dependent Noise - An Intrinsic Motivation for Avoiding Unpredictable Agents 118 Randal Olson, Masoud Mirmomeni, Tim Brom, Eric Bruger, Arend Hintze, David Knoester and Christoph Adami. Evolved digital ecosystems: Dynamic steady state, not optimal fixed point 126 Omer Markovitch and Doron Lancet. Prebiotic Evolution of Molecular Assemblies: From Molecules to Ecology 134 Veljko Potkonjak, Vladimir M. Petrovic, Kosta Jovanovic and Dragan Kostic. Human-Robot Analogy - How Physiology Shapes Human and Robot Motion 136 Alessandro Fontana and Borys Wrobel. An artificial lizard regrows its tail (and more): regeneration of 3-dimensional structures with hundreds of thousands of artificial cells 144 Lenka Pitonakova and Seth Bullock. Controlling Ant-Based Construction 151 Markus Brede and Jason Noble. The coevolution of costly heterogeneities and cooperation in the prisoner’s dilemma game 159 Miguel Gonzalez, Richard Watson, Jason Noble and Patrick Doncaster. Multiple Life-History Stage Com- petition and its Effect on Coexistence 167 Taichi Haruna. Robustness and Directed Structures in Ecological Flow Networks 175 V´ıtor V. Vasconcelos, Flavio L. Pinheiro, Francisco C. Santos and Jorge M. Pacheco. Bootstrapping back the climate with self-organization 182 Benjamin Inden and J¨urgen Jost. Neural agents can evolve to reproduce sequences of arbitrary length 184 Pierre Buesser and Marco Tomassini. Spatial Organisation of Cooperation with Contingent Agent Migration 192 Dusan Misevic, Antoine Frenoy and Fran¸cois Taddei. In silico evolution of transferable genetic elements 200 Daiki Komatsu, Kei Fujiwara and Shin-Ichiro M. Nomura. Construction of a remote-controlled supramolec- ular micro-crawler 208 ECAL 2013 ii
  • 5. Table of Contents Declan Baugh and Barry McMullin. Evolution of G-P mapping in a von Neumann Self-reproducer within Tierra 210 Paul Szerlip and Kenneth Stanley. Indirectly Encoded Sodarace for Artificial Life 218 Alberto Antonioni, Mattia Egloff and Marco Tomassini. An Energy-Based Model for Spatial Social Net- works 226 Arash Khabbaz Saberi, Jan Friso Groote and Sarmen Keshishzadeh. Analysis of Path Planning Algorithms: a Formal Verification-based Approach 232 Nathaniel Virgo and Takashi Ikegami. Autocatalysis Before Enzymes: The Emergence of Prebiotic Chain Reactions 240 Matthew Egbert, Gerd Gruenert, Gabi Escuela and Peter Dittrich. Synthetic signalling protocell networks as models of neural computation 248 Tadao Maekawa, Manabu Honda, Norie Kawai, Emi Nishina, Osamu Ueno and Tsutomu Oohashi. Het- erogeneity and complexity of a simulated terrestrial environment account for the superiority of the altruistic gene 250 Maja Murnik, ˇSpela Petric and Miha Turˇsic. Beyond Life Cycles 258 Jean-Marc Montanier and Nicolas Bredeche. Evolution of Altruism and Spatial Dispersion: an Artificial Evolutionary Ecology Approach 260 Paul Williams and Randall Beer. Environmental Feedback Drives Multiple Behaviors from the Same Neural Circuit 268 Zoe Bukovac, Alan Dorin and Adrian Dyer. A-Bees See: A Simulation to Assess Social Bee Visual Attention During Complex Search Tasks 276 Atanas Radenski. Using MapReduce Streaming for Distributed Life Simulation on the Cloud 284 Kai Olav E