eBook Investigations into Living Systems, Artificial Life, and Real-World Solutions, 1st Edition

  • George Magoulas
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1466638915
  • ISBN-13: 9781466638914
  • DDC: 571
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 432 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released July 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
  • Price:  Sign in for price



Provides original research on the theoretical and applied aspects of artificial life, as well as addresses scientific, psychological, and social issues of synthetic life-like behavior and abilities. This book is essential for researchers, students, and scientists interested in the emerging discipline of artificial life, to further understand and solve real-world problems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Analysis and Modelling of Living Systems.
2: Resistance of Cell in Fractal Growth in Electrodeposition.
3: Propagation of Front Waves in Myelinated Nerve Fibres: New Electrical Transmission Lines Constituted of Linear and Nonlinear Portions.
4: What Does Artificial Life Tell Us About Death?.
5: A Constructive Approach to the Evolution of the Planning Ability.
6: Noise Power Spectrum for Firecrackers.
7: Traffic Noise: 1/f Characteristics.
8: Mathematical and Analytical Techniques with Applications.
9: Existence of Positive Solutions for Generalized p-Laplacian BVPs.
10: Mathematical Model to Assess the Relative Effectiveness of Rift Valley Fever Countermeasures.
11: Resource Distribution Strategies for Mitigation of Cross-Regional Influenza Pandemics.
12: A Computational Model of Mitigating Disease Spread in Spatial Networks.
13: Simulating the Spread of an Epidemic in a Small Rural Kansas Town.
14: A Structural Model to Investigate Factors Affect Patient Satisfaction and Revisit Intention in Jordanian Hospitals.
15: Generating Fully Bounded Chaotic Attractors.
16: Orbit of an Image Under Iterated System II.
17: Superior Koch Curve.
18: Intelligent Information Processing and Applications.
19: Mitigation Strategies for Foot and Mouth Disease: A Learning-Based Approach.
20: Considerations on Strategies to Improve Eog Signal Analysis.
21: An Autonomous Multi-Agent Simulation Model for Acute Inflammatory Response.
22: Rough Set Based Clustering Using Active Learning Approach.
23: Intuitionistic Fuzzy 2-Metric Space and Some Topological Properties.
24: Folding Theory for Fantastic Filters in BL-Algebras.
25: An Observer Approach for Deterministic Learning Using Patchy Neural Networks with Applications to Fuzzy Cognitive Networks.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.