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Tim Taylor

artificial life, open-ended evolution, artificial intelligence and other crazy ideas

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Book coming out soon!

My new book Rise of the Self-Replicators: Early Visions of Machines, AI and Robots That Can Reproduce and Evolve will be published this summer by Springer. The expected publication date is 18 September 2020.

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Featured publication
Accepted for publication at the Artificial Life Conference 2020!

The Importance of Open-Endedness (For the Sake of Open-Endedness) (2020). A short paper in which I defend the study of open-ended evolution as a topic distinct from the evolution of complexity or diversity.

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A new website, at last!

Revamping my old website has been on my to-do list for a very long time! After 15 years of service, it was certainly in need of some modernisation. I finally found some time during the COVID-19 lockdown to develop a completely new site.

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