Tuesday 5 Sept

Quick nav: Monday 4 Sept – Tuesday 5 Sept – Wednesday 6 SeptThursday 7 SeptFriday 8 Sept

08:30 – 09:00 • Welcome coffee


09:00 – 10:00 • Keynote

Experimenting with computing and in computing: Stretching the traditional notion of experimentation
Viola Schiaffonati


10:00 – 10:30 • Coffee break


10:30 – 12:30 • Parallel sessions & Tutorials

Social dynamics


Mood Modelling within Reinforcement Learning
Joe Collenette, Katie Atkinson, Daan Bloembergen, Karl Tuyls

How Mutation Alters Fitness of Cooperation in Networked Evolutionary Games
Genki Ichinose, Yoshiki Satotani, Hiroki Sayama

Effects of Cooperative and Competitive Coevolution on Complexity in a Linguistic Prediction Game
Nick Moran, Jordan Pollack

Reweighting Rewards in Embodied Evolution to Achieve a Balanced Distribution of Labour
Sebastian Bangel, Evert Haasdijk

Complex dynamical systems

Huma. Amphi EST

Locating critical regions by the Relevance Index
Andrea Roli, Marco Villani, Roberto Serra

Criticality as It Could Be: organizational invariance as self-organized criticality in embodied agents
Miguel Aguilera, Manuel Bedia

Reservoir Computing with a Chaotic Circuit
Johannes H. Jensen, Gunnar Tufte

Signatures of criticality in a maximum entropy model of the C. elegans brain during free behaviour
Miguel Aguilera, Carlos Alquézar, Eduardo Izquierdo

Physical artificial life

Huma. Amphi OUEST

The Evolution of Protocells in Chemorobotic Platforms
Laurie J. Points, Jonathan Grizou, Juan Manuel Parrilla Gutierrez, James Ward Taylor, Lee Cronin

Building Physical Self-Replicating Machines
Alex Ellery

Life-like collective behavior of multiple chemotactic droplets
Jitka Cejkova, Frantisek Stepanek, Takashi Ikegami

Comparing and contrasting functional blueprints for simple self-replicating protocellular and robotics systems
Katharina Flugt, Steen Rasmussen

Tutorial: Building Artificial Life Systems for the Web with Empirical

Huma. 109

Tutorial: Evolution in the cloud

Huma. 111

12:30 – 14:00 • Lunch

with special ALIFE journal tables

14:00 – 16:00 • Parallel sessions & Tutorials

Evolutionary dynamics 1


Lineage selection leads to evolvability at large population sizes
Nathaniel Virgo, Eran Agmon, Chrisantha Fernando

A 4-base model for the Aevol in-silico experimental evolution platform
Vincent Liard, Jonathan Rouzaud-Cornabas, Nicolas Comte, Guillaume Beslon

MABE (Modular Agent Based Evolver):A Framework for Digital Evolution Research
Clifford Bohm, Nitash C G, Arend Hintze

Gene Duplications Drive the Evolution of Complex Traits and Regulation
Alexander Lalejini, Michael Wiser, Charles Ofria

Computational humanities

Huma. Amphi EST

Evolutionary Game-theoretic Modeling of Past Societies’ Social Organization
Angelos Chliaoutakis, Georgios Chalkiadakis

Emergence of hierarchy from the evolution of individual influence in an agent-based model
Cedric Perret, Simon Powers, Emma Hart

Evolution of Recursive Combination Operation
Genta Toya, Takashi Hashimoto

Modeling Patterns of Wealth Disparity in Neolithic Upper Egypt
Geoff Nitschke, Jessica Nitschke

Perception, cognition and behaviour

Huma. Amphi OUEST

Going round in Circles
Inman Harvey

An active inference implementation of phototaxis
Manuel Baltieri, Christopher Buckley

Let The Explanation Fit The Theorist – Enactive Explanatory Pluralism And The Representation Debate
Simon McGregor

Action and perception for spatiotemporal patterns
Martin Biehl, Daniel Polani

Tutorial: Evolutionary robotics – a practical guide to experiments with real hardware

René Char

Tutorial: Digital coevolution: a beginners approach

Huma. 111

16:00 – 16:30 • Coffee break


16:30 – 17:30 • Keynote

The Illusion of Life
Andreas Wessel-Therhorn and Laurent Pujo-Menjouet


17:30 – 20:00 • First poster session


with wine & cheese

20:00 – 22:00 • Climbing session

Meeting point: registration desk

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