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Artificial Life and Intelligent Agents

Second International Symposium, ALIA 2016, Birmingham, UK, June 14-15, 2016, Revised Selected Papers

  • Peter R. Lewis
  • Christopher J. Headleand
  • Steve Battle
  • Panagiotis D. Ritsos
Conference proceedings ALIA 2016

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 732)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Modelling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Linda Urselmans
      Pages 3-15
    3. Benjamin G. Fitch, Patrick Parslow, Karsten Ø. Lundqvist
      Pages 16-23
  3. Robotics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Ronald Thenius, Daniel Moser, Joshua Cherian Varughese, Serge Kernbach, Igor Kuksin, Olga Kernbach et al.
      Pages 27-41
    3. Steve Battle, Matthew Thompson
      Pages 42-55
  4. Bio-inspired Problem Solving

  5. Human-Like Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Jason A. Hall, Llyr Ap Cenydd, Christopher J. Headleand
      Pages 117-129
  6. Applications and Games

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Matt Thompson, Julian Padget, Steve Battle
      Pages 133-137
    3. Benjamin Williams, James Jackson, Jason Hall, Christopher J. Headleand
      Pages 138-142
    4. Alina Patelli, Peter R. Lewis, Hai Wang, Ian Nabney, David Bennett, Ralph Lucas
      Pages 143-147
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 149-149

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Artificial Life and Intelligent Agents, ALIA 2016, held in Birmingham, UK, in June 2016. 
The 8 revised full papers and three revised short papers presented together with two demo papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 25 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on modelling; robotics; bio-inspired problem solving; human-like systems; applications and games.


artificial intelligence agents decision support decision support systems evolutionary algorithms fitness functions genetic algorithms genetic programming intelligent agents modeling Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) robotics

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter R. Lewis
    • 1
  • Christopher J. Headleand
    • 2
  • Steve Battle
    • 3
  • Panagiotis D. Ritsos
    • 4
  1. 1.Aston Lab for Intelligent Collectives Engineering (ALICE)Aston UniversityBirminghamUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentLincoln UniversityLincolnUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and Creative TechnologiesUniversity of the West of EnglandBristolUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.School of Computer ScienceBangor UniversityBangorUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Artificial Life and Intelligent Agents
  • Book Subtitle Second International Symposium, ALIA 2016, Birmingham, UK, June 14-15, 2016, Revised Selected Papers
  • Editors Peter R. Lewis
    Christopher J. Headleand
    Steve Battle
    Panagiotis D. Ritsos
  • Series Title Communications in Computer and Information Science
  • Series Abbreviated Title Communic.Comp.Inf.Science
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-90417-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-90418-4
  • Series ISSN 1865-0929
  • Series E-ISSN 1865-0937
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 149
  • Number of Illustrations 55 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Artificial Intelligence
    Simulation and Modeling
    Algorithm Analysis and Problem Complexity
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