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Artificial Life and Robotics is an international journal publishing original technical papers and authoritative state-of-the-art reviews on the development of new technologies concerning artificial life and robotics, especially computer-based simulation and hardware for the twenty-first century. This journal covers a broad multidisciplinary field, including areas such as artificial brain research, artificial intelligence, artificial life, artificial living, artificial mind research, chaos, cognitive science, complexity, evolutionary computations, fuzzy control, genetic algorithms, innovative computations, micro machines, mobile vehicles, neural networks, neurocomputers, neurocomputing technologies and applications, robotics, and virtual reality. Hardware-oriented submissions are particularly welcome.
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- Hiroshi Tanaka (Tokyo Medical & Dental University, Japan)
- John L. Casti (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria)
- Joshua M. Epstein (The Johns Hopkins University, United States)
- Hidenori Kimura (RIKEN, Japan)
- Ju-Jang Lee (KAIST, Republic of Korea)
- Thomas S. Ray (University of Oklahoma, United States)
- Yong-Guang Zhang (Academia Sinica, China)
- Takaya Arita (Nagoya University, Japan)
- Takayasu Fuchida (Kagoshima University, Japan)
- Hideki Hashimoto (Chuo University, Japan)
- Hee-Hyol Lee (Waseda University, Japan)
- Henrik Hautop Lund (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
- Ken Naitoh (Waseda University, Japan)
- Kazushi Nakano (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
- Masahiro Nishibori (International University of Health and Welfare, Japan)
- Shinichi Sagara (Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan)
- Keigo Watanabe (Okayama University, Japan)
- Changshui Zhang (Tsinghua University, China)
- Kenichi Abe (Fukushima, Japan)
- Christopher L. Barret (Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States)
- Mark A. Bedau (Reed College, United States)
- Young-Im Cho (The University of Suwon, Republic of Korea)
- Thomas Christaller (Sankt Augustin, Germany)
- Toshio Fukuda (Nagoya University, Japan)
- Noriyasu Homma (Tohoku University, Japan)
- Kazushi Ikeda (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
- David John Glyndwr James (Coventry University, United Kingdom)
- Jeffery H. Johnson (Milton Keynes, United Kingdom)
- Hiroshi Kashiwagi (Kumamoto, Japan)
- Kazuo Kyuma (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan)
- Jang-Myung Lee (Pusan National University, Republic of Korea)
- Masatoshi Nakamura (Research Institute of Systems Control, Japan)
- Ryohei Nakatsu (Hyogo, Japan)
- Shigeru Omatu (Osaka Institute of Technology, Japan)
- Marion Oswald (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
- Luigi Pagliarini (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
- Rolf Pfeifer (University of Zurich-Irchel, Switzerland)
- Steen Rasmussen (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)
- Takanori Shibata (Tsukuba, Japan)
- Katsunori Shimohara (Doshisha University, Japan)
- Charles E. Taylor (University of California-Los Angeles, Japan)
- Kazuko Yamasaki (Tokyo University of Information Sciences, Japan)