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2022 ISAL Awards: Winners

The International Society for Artificial Life is pleased to confirm the winners of the 2022 ISAL Awards. The awards were presented to recipients during the online 2022 Conference on Artificial Life organised in Trento, Italy. After a nomination process open to all members of the broader Artificial Life community, three committees reviewed the nominations and made recommendations […]

Call for Nominations: 2022 ISAL Awards

We are pleased to announce that nominations for the 2022 International Society for Artificial Life Awards are now open! In order to have a diverse and representative list of nominees, it is important that we get nominations from within the ISAL membership and without. We would therefore appreciate it if you could share this announcement […]

ALIFE 2023 and 2024: call for proposals to host conferences

The International Society for Artificial Life (ISAL) is seeking proposals to host the Conference on Artificial Life in 2023 and 2024. We will select two teams, one to organize ALIFE 2023 and one for ALIFE 2024. Proposals for both years are being solicited at once to allow maximum flexibility in light of general global uncertainty. […]


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We are planning something celebratory for Volume 30 of Artificial Life! Stay tuned researchers and writers, we'll need *your* input 🤖🦠⚡️🐜 @ALifeConf @alifeofficial @mitpress

The March Newsletter is in your inboxes and RSS feeds! This edition is Plant themed 🌱🌸🍀🌵🌳🌼
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The deadline for paper & extended abstract submission is 13 March, 23:59 Anywhere on Earth (13 March, UTC-12)!

One day away from today!

We look forward to your submission!

For more details please check the conference website (

Call for abstracts:
#Chemaliforms III - the Third Workshop on Chemistry and Artificial Life Forms at #ALIFE2023 @ALifeConf in Sapporo - Japan, 24th-28th July 2023
#alife #artificiallife #chemistry

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An artificial life software platform, originally called Noble Ape, that has been under continuous development since 1996. It is populated by agents with complex cognitive models and social interactions. These agents inhabit a complex environment which simulates both weather and environmental factors across multiple scales. It is highly configurable using an internal scripting language. For […]