Pfeiffer -- A Distributed Open-ended Evolutionary System

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  author =       "W. B. Langdon",
  title =        "Pfeiffer -- A Distributed Open-ended Evolutionary
  booktitle =    "AISB'05: Proceedings of the Joint Symposium on
                 Socially Inspired Computing (METAS 2005)",
  year =         "2005",
  editor =       "Bruce Edmonds and Nigel Gilbert and 
                 Steven Gustafson and David Hales and Natalio Krasnogor",
  pages =        "7--13",
  address =      "University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK",
  month =        "12-15 " # apr,
  organisation = "AISB",
  note =         "SSAISB 2005 Convention",
  keywords =     "genetic algorithms, genetic programming",
  URL =          "",
  size =         "7 pages",
  abstract =     "Pfeiffer contains a population of fractals which has
                 been evolving continuously for more than three years.
                 The animations are developed from embryos using a
                 Lindenmayer grammar (L-System). These open generative
                 representations potentially allow gene duplication and
                 the evolution of higher order genetic operators and
                 might be a step towards the emergence of social
                 intelligence in swarms of artificial life (alife)
                 agents. The fitness function is simply do the snowflake
                 patterns appeal to the users: interactive evolution
                 (IEC). To this end, images are placed in animated snow
                 globes (computerised snowstorms) by world wide web
                 (www) browsers (Netscape, Mozilla, Internet Explorer,
                 Firefox, etc.) anywhere on the planet. More than 600
                 people have used
  notes =        "METAS is a one-day symposium (12 April) run by Natalio
                 Krasnogor and Steven Gustafson, in the joint-symposium
                 ``Socially Inspired Computing'', in the AISB 2005
                 Convention ``Social Intelligence and Interaction in
                 Animals, Robots and Agents''.

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