Morphogenetic Engineering

Toward Programmable Complex Systems

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ISBN: 978-3-642-33901-1 (Print) 978-3-642-33902-8 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-24

    Morphogenetic Engineering: Reconciling Self-Organization and Architecture

  3. Constructing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 25-25

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      Pages 27-60

      SWARMORPH: Morphogenesis with Self-Assembling Robots

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      Pages 61-87

      Morphogenetic Robotics: A New Paradigm for Designing Self-Organizing, Self-Reconfigurable and Self-Adaptive Robots

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      Pages 89-113

      Distributed Autonomous Morphogenesis in a Self-Assembling Robotic System

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      Pages 115-140

      Collective Construction with Robot Swarms

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      Pages 141-155

      Issues in Self-Repairing Robotic Self-Assembly

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      Pages 157-188

      Programming Self-Assembling Systems via Physically Encoded Information

  4. Coalescing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-208

      Swarm-Based Morphogenetic Artificial Life

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      Pages 209-237

      Chemotaxis-Inspired Cellular Primitives for Self-Organizing Shape Formation

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      Pages 239-271

      Emergent Swarm Morphology Control of Wireless Networked Mobile Robots

  5. Developing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 273-273

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      Pages 275-311

      Embryomorphic Engineering: Emergent Innovation Through Evolutionary Development

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      Pages 313-329

      Functional Blueprints: An Approach to Modularity in Grown Systems

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      Pages 331-351

      Mechanisms for Complex Systems Engineering Through Artificial Development

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      Pages 353-381

      A Synthesis of the Cell2Organ Developmental Model

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      Pages 383-405

      A Computational Framework for Multilevel Morphologies

  6. Generating

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 407-407

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      Pages 409-440

      Interaction-Based Modeling of Morphogenesis in MGS

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      Pages 441-472

      Behavior-Finding: Morphogenetic Designs Shaped by Function

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      Pages 473-499

      Swarm-Based Computational Development

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      Pages 501-517

      Programmable and Self-Organised Processes in Plant Morphogenesis: The Architectural Development of Ryegrass