Artificial Environment for Simulation of Emergent Behaviour

  • Rafal Sienkiewicz
  • Wojciech Jedruch
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4431)


The paper presents an artificial world model in which various self-organization and self-modification processes could be simulated. The model is a two dimensional space in which there are stacks of hexagonal tiles which are moving, colliding, and making bonds between them. On the higher level of organization a structure of tiles specifies some function whose execution affects other tiles in its neighborhood. The functions encoded in the structures of tiles are expressed in the simple Prolog like language. Few examples illustrate the behavior of the system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafal Sienkiewicz
    • 1
  • Wojciech Jedruch
    • 1
  1. 1.Gdansk University of Technology, GdanskPoland

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