On the Dynamics of an Artificial Regulatory Network

  • Wolfgang Banzhaf
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2801)


We investigate a simple artificial regulatory networks (ARNs) able to reproduce phenomena found in natural genetic regulatory networks. Notably heterochrony, a variation in timing of expression, is easily achievable by simple mutations of bits in the genome. It is argued that ARNs are useful and important new genetic representations for artificial evolution.


Regulatory Network Genetic Program Regulatory Site Maximum Match Cellular Organism 
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  • Wolfgang Banzhaf
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of DortmundDortmundGermany

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