Definition of artificial life in English:

artificial life

Syllabification: ar·ti·fi·cial life


  • The production or action of computer programs or computerized systems that simulate the behavior, population dynamics, or other characteristics of living organisms.
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    • Other themes explored are the brain and its ‘computing’ power, artificial life, and some of the important ethical issues.
    • More recently, however, computer scientists have begun to extend the techniques of artificial life to computers with real bodies.
    • The robots used in artificial life are often rather uncomplicated and do not match the science-fiction vision of a robot that serves tea or solves world problems.

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