artificial life


the simulation of any aspect of life, as through computers, robotics, or biochemistry.

Origin of artificial life

1990–95
Also called a-life, alife.
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Science definitions for artificial life

artificial life


The simulation of biological phenomena through the use of computer models and robotics.
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