Evolving Creatures in Virtual Worlds

Overview of talk

Biological evolution

Genetic algorithms

GAs: Terminology

GAs: Operators #1

GAs: Operators #2

The algorithm

Theory & applications

Simulated Physics

Evolving virtual creatures

Evolving controllers for predefined bodies

Evolving controllers for predefined bodies #2

Evolving morphology and controller simultaneously

The chromosome

Results

Limitations and Challenges

Summary

Acknowledgements & References

Further reading

Further reading (continued)