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Extrinsic Evolvable Hardware on the RISA Architecture

  • A. J. Greensted
  • A. M. Tyrrell
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4684)

Abstract

The RISA Architecture is a novel reconfigurable hardware platform containing both hardware and software reconfigurable elements. This paper describes the architecture and the features that make it suitable for implementing biologically inspired systems such as the evolution of digital circuits. Some of the architecture’s capabilities are demonstrated with the results of evolving a simple combinatorial circuit using one of the fabricated RISA devices.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Greensted
    • 1
  • A. M. Tyrrell
    • 1
  1. 1.Intelligent Systems Research Group, Department of Electronics, University Of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DDUK

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