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Life as it could be - Virtual Creatures

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Published on Apr 28, 2008

This video is the result of a work to the class of Evolutionary Computation in University of Coimbra.
The work was based on the work of Karl Sims, with these differences:

- Were included spheres;
- Were applied different fitness functions (mainly bridge and ball stages);
- We used NEAT (NeuroEvolution of Augmenting Topologies) to evolve their little brains;

For the simulation we used Breve (www.spiderland.org).

Special thanks to:
Cesar Gomes for the help given to link his python implementation of NEAT (http://code.google.com/p/neat-python) to Breve.
Penousal Machado for the initial steps.

If you what to know more contact us at:
http://student.dei.uc.pt/~racosta

Authors:
Guilherme Rodrigues
Nuno Correia
Pedro Oliveira
Ricardo Quintas
Rui Costa

Music: http://aimediaserver.com/studiodaily/...


"The designs found in nature are nothing short of brilliant, but the process of design that generates them is utterly lacking in intelligence of its own."
Daniel Dennett, NY Times 2005

  • Category

  • Song

    • Eve (Intro)
  • Artist

    • HIGHVOLT MC
  • Album

    • Durch den Schatten
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    • (on behalf of BEATWESTWIEN); EMI Music Publishing, Warner Chappell, UMPI, Ultra Publishing, and 8 Music Rights Societies

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